First-ever event will reward hacker for identifying security holes

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Thinking of helping the Brazilian companies to decrease their vulnerabilities and understand more about cybersecurity, in addition to demystifying the figure of the hacker, O BugHunt With will have its first edition held from 2 to 7 August.

The conference is organized by BugHunt, Crowsec, UHC Labs and HackingEsports, Brazilian companies focused on the digital security market.

The event, in addition to totally free and digital, will be the first of its kind in Brazil: the Bug Bounty, a reward program for identified failures in companies’ systems, is still growing here.

Even so, the topic of information security is one of the most talked about lately, mainly because of the high vulnerabilities that migration to the home office provided.

Only last year in Brazil, lost and stolen records generated a loss of 1.35 million dollars, according to a study conducted by IBM.

For BugHunt COO, Bruno Telles, the event will be a watershed for the information security market in Brazil. “Companies are becoming aware that they can use the knowledge and creativity of bughunters to promote a rapid evolution of systems cybersecurity maturity.”