Most IT security spending focuses on minimizing the effects of an attack or a breach. Detection, mitigation, threat analysis and network defenses all have their place.
However only finding bugs before they are exploited can prevent a breach from ever happening. Launching a bug bounty program has become a proven way that companies have been able to protect their users.
Simply put, bug bounty programs allow companies to offer rewards to hackers when the hacker is the first to find a bug. Running these programs is simple, but there are still best practices. HackerOne outlines some of they best ways to run a bug bounty program with little time and money while still getting great results.
5 Tips for a Successful Bug Bounty Program Paper
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