Guide to the Best Bug Bounty Programs

We have created the most comprehensive, educational, practical, and valuable bug bounty guide ever about the ins and outs of running a successful bug bounty program.

Written by our Chief Bounty Officer, Adam Bacchus, this comprehensive bug bounty guide covers everything you need to know about creating and running a world-class bounty program.

  • Get the best tips and examples from real bounty programs.
  • Learn how to set bounty values and pay hackers.
  • See how bounties fit within your current security efforts.


  • What a bug bounty program is and how it can help you prioritize critical vulnerabilities

  • How to set the right bounty values and how hacker payout works

  • How to launch your first bug bounty program without burning your budget

  • How to get bug bounty buy-in across your organization

  • Pro tips from real companies who are running successful bug bounty programs

And soooo much more



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