Best Bug Bounty Programs Competition & Voting runs well! (December 2014)

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Best Bug Bounty Programs Competition & Voting runs well! (December 2014)

The competition of the best best bug bounty program in 2014 is still running. The top five favorite companies are barracuda networks, paypal inc, yahoo, ebay inc (magento) and the mozilla corporation. The top five favorite upcoming bug bounty programs in 2014 are heroku, microsoft online-services, blackphone, telegram and wickr.

The best bug bounty program of the year must have the following characteristics to win the independent security competition.

- Trustworthiness and reliability in handling with reported security gaps
- Expression and expansion of the public security program service
- Announcement of program updates or policy upgrades
- Cooperative exchange (Researchers & Teams)
- Fast Response to the Research Community
- Good Coordination (Researchers & Teams)
- Reliability of the bug bounty payouts
- Transparency of the program

The best upcoming bug bounty program of the year must have the following characteristics to win the independent security competition.

- Startup in the bug bounty market business
- Trustworthiness and reliability in handling with reported security gaps
- Expression and expansion of the public security program service
- Announcement of program updates or policy upgrades
- Cooperative exchange (Researchers & Teams)
- Fast Response to the Research Community
- Good Coordination (Researchers & Teams)
- Reliability of the bug bounty payouts
- Transparency of the program

At the end it will hopefully be a surprise for every watcher and reader who will become a winner in the (first) best bug bounty program competition. Since yet we do not have any final results of the voting but these listed companies are the new players of 2014 in the security and bug bounty business.

Reference(s):
http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/list-of-best-upcomings-bugbounty-program.php
http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/list-of-bugbounty-program-year.php
http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/list-of-best-bugbounty-issues-year.php
http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/list-of-bug-bounty-programs.php

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