What Motivates a Bug Hunter: What's In It For Them?

What Motivates a Bug Hunter: What's In It For Them?

During the past year alone, we've witnessed a number of devastating cyber attacks, from the massive Equifax breach to the seemingly never-ending Yahoo! breach.

The 2nd annual Inside the Mind of a Hacker report was created to shed light on the makeup of the bug hunting community and gain insight and understanding into who they are, as well as what motivates them.

Download this report which uses the data collected to:

  • Provide an overview of the Bugcrowd security researcher community, their geographic distribution, skill sets and growth over time;
  • Identify 5 distinct bug hunter personas and what they are motivated by;
  • Explore program variables that help tap into those motivations and encourage different types of bug hunters.

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