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Vetting researchers builds trust in bounty programs

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    Conservative enterprises have been tentative about joining forces with hackers, but third-party bug bounty platforms have proven that their vetting process ensures a highly qualified and trustworthy talent pool. Because security researchers are able to discover vulnerabilities and alert enterprises to flaws in applications before a breach, there is value in trusting ethical hackers.

    Bugcrowd’s recent State of Bug Bounty report noted that many bug bounty programs are commonly run on third-party platforms that, “manage the operational end of the programs, bringing the research community together and handling the payment process, opening up the opportunity for more companies to successfully run bug bounty programs.”

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