Reddit takes bug bounty program public

The popular social news and community forum platform has run a private program with HackerOne for the past three years, but hopes that by going public, it can more quickly address vulnerabilities, improve its defenses and keep the platform secure.

Zerodium Will Triple Payouts for RCE Exploits for WordPress CMS

The exploit purchase platform is currently tempting exploit developers and vendors with a $300,000 payout, three times more than the normal cost. The announcement was made via Twitter.

CISA and RH-ISAC to Run Cybersecurity Drill

Top trade associations in retail, hospitality, and travel are partnering with RH-ISAC and the United States federal government’s CISA to host the first industry-wide cybersecurity exercise.

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards

The UK government has set up a new independent body, the UK Cyber Security Council, to boost career opportunities and professional standards for the UK’s booming cyber security sector.

GLEIF CA Stakeholder Group accelerates integration of LEIs in digital certificates

In accordance with ISO 17442-2, the CA Stakeholder Group will develop and promote best practice guidelines and use cases for LEI integration across the digital identity industry.

Free sigstore signing service confirms software origin and authenticity

sigstore will empower software developers to securely sign software artifacts such as release files, container images and binaries. Signing materials are then stored in a tamper-proof public log.

Intel partners with DARPA to perform in its DPRIVE program

Intel announced that it has signed an agreement with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to perform in its Data Protection in Virtual Environments (DPRIVE) program.

The Cybersecurity 202: A nonprofit is providing free ransomware protection to private U.S. hospitals

As a part of the effort to combat the rise in attacks, nonprofit group Center for Internet Security (CIS) this month launched a free ransomware protection service for private U.S. hospitals.

Self-Assessment Tool Launches to Enhance Small Biz Security

The free service is being provided by the GCHQ-backed National Cyber Security Center to the UK’s smallest businesses who, like most others, have been working remotely during the pandemic.
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Google funds Linux kernel developers to work exclusively on security

Linux is more secure than most OSes, but that doesn't mean it can take security for granted. So, Google and the Linux Foundation are funding a pair of top Linux kernel developers to focus on security.

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