Hacker-powered security is reaching critical mas

HackerOne announced findings from the 2018 Hacker-Powered Security Report, based on over 72,000 resolved security vulnerabilities, 1,000 customer programs and more than $31 million in bounties awarded to hackers from over 100 countries.

Hackers are finding more severe vulnerabilities than ever before. The total number of high or critical severity vulnerabilities increased by 22 percent in 2017. Furthermore, 24 percent of resolved vulnerabilities were classified as high to critical severity across industries.

Read more about the findings of the HackerOne report, which is a benchmark study of the bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure ecosystem based on the largest data set of reported vulnerabilities, on Help Net Security.