Bug bounties recognised in infosec qualifications


The International Information Systems Certification Consortium ((ISC)²) has recognised the contribution that bug bounties can have in building security professionals’ qualifications, accepting Aussie startup Bugcrowd’s bounties as a means to fulfill Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) accreditation requirements.

According to Bugcrowd co-founder and CEO Casey Ellis, it is the first time a crowdsourced model has been accepted as a means to recognise a security professionals’ abilities.

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