Bug Bounty

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DHS marks expansion of bug bounty efforts with impending contract awards

DHS is planning to award upwards of four contracts to help expand its bug bounty software vulnerability program.

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Hackers find more than 400 vulnerabilities in DoD’s industrial base companies

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Air Force wants bug bounties to tackle cyber threats deep in its supply chain

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, photo a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Cybersecurity researchers say a coordinated cyberespionage campaign has targeted U.N. relief agencies, the International Red Cross and other non-governmental organizations groups for the past 10 months. The California cybersecurity outfit Lookout says the campaign, which uses phishing to harvest passwords from mobile phones and computers, is still active. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

CISA partners with OMB to stand up vulnerability disclosure policies at civilian agencies

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Air Force cloud had 54 vulnerabilities before hackers found them

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FBI senior IT official: Bug bounties still useful, but ‘a little over-hyped’

Manny Castillo, a senior IT security adviser at the FBI, said the bureau does all its penetration testing internally and has no plans on changing that.

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Energy Regulatory Commission chairman resigns due to health concerns

Neil Chatterjee will take over as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, after Kevin McIntyre announced he was stepping down due to a “health…

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Wilkie begins to assemble new leadership team at VA

The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.

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