Senate Passes the Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act
Posted @ Monday, April 23, 2018 By Zach Israel
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On April 17, the Senate passed, by voice vote, the Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act (S. 1281), which would establish a bug bounty pilot program - modeled off of similar programs at the Department of Defense and major tech companies - that uses vetted "white-hat" or ethical hackers to help identify unique and undiscovered vulnerabilities in the DHS networks and information technology. Under the bill, payments would be provided to white-hat hackers that identify unique and undiscovered vulnerabilities in DHS's networks and data systems. Read more.