The bug bounty program, Hack the Army 3.0, incentivize security research study and reporting of real-world security vulnerabilities in exchange for monetary benefits for qualified participants and vulnerabilities.
The Defense Digital Service (DDS) and HackerOne announced the launch of the DDSs latest bug bounty program with HackerOne. It is the l lth program for DDS and HackerOne and the 3rd with the U.S. Department of the Army.
The program is conducted by the Defense Digital Service (DDS), it is open by-invitation-only to civilian hackers and active U.S. military members. Bug bounties will just be used to civilian hackers for valid security vulnerabilities according to the program policy. Military and contractor personnel are not eligible to receive financial benefits.
By divulging vulnerabilities to security teams, military and civilian hackers will help the U.S. Army to protect digital assets and protect versus cyberattacks.
Hackers who end up being mindful of any vulnerabilities can safely reveal them to the DoD at any time through this continuous VDP with HackerOne.
The bug bounty program- Hack The Army 3.0
” By crowdsourcing options with the assistance of the worlds best civilian and military ethical hackers, we match our existing security procedures and provide an additional ways to identify and repair vulnerabilities. Hack the Army 3.0 builds upon the successes and lessons of our prior bug bounty programs.”
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Defense Digital Service has introduced a Vulnerability Disclosure Program (VDP) for the DoD in 2016, which is now among the most successful programs of its kind with hackers reporting over 20,000 security vulnerabilities to date.
Hack the Army 3.0 is a time-bound, hacker-powered security test intended at surfacing vulnerabilities, for this reason they can be dealt with before they are exploited by enemies.
The bug bounty program is open to both military and civilian participants and will run from January 6 to February 17, 2021.
Hacker-powered security is not just a best practice in the US military, but it is now a mandated requirement amongst civilian federal firms., says Marten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne.
According to the U.S. Army Cyber Command Director of Operations, Brig. Gen. Adam C. Volant,” Bug bounty programs are a reliable and unique force multiplier for securing important Army systems, information and networks, and construct on the efforts of our Army and DoD security experts”.
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The program is performed by the Defense Digital Service (DDS), it is open by-invitation-only to civilian hackers and active U.S. military members. Bug bounties will just be offered to civilian hackers for legitimate security vulnerabilities according to the program policy. Hacker-powered security is not only a finest practice in the US military, however it is now a mandated requirement among civilian federal companies., says Marten Mickos, CEO of HackerOne.