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.”
How will it be or BugHunt Con?
BugHunt Con expects more than 5,000 people registered over the three days and should have more than 80 experts in search of the flaws.
From 17:00 to 20:30 GMT, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th will be dedicated to fault hunters, who will compete to find vulnerabilities in company systems.
During the competition, you bughunters — or bug hunters, as they are nicknamed — will have to find faults in controlled systems, and will be able to report in the event’s private rewards program through the BugHunt platform, co-founder of the event and the first Brazilian platform for Bug Bounty.
The first to identify the failures will be rewarded with symbolic cash values according to the maturity of each one, classified as low, medium, high and critical. Values range from 50 to 500 reais and, on the last day, the judges will decide the winners and how much each will win.
“The failures will represent the reality of a Bug Bounty. Although the company created for this event doesn’t really exist, the flaws will be built by professionals who understand and make a living from the sport”, explains Caio Telles, CEO of BugHunt.
On the last day, 7, the event will promote a series of lectures and panels about the market, in addition to the announcement of the winners.
Seeking awareness, the event will also feature lectures on corporate security: Anderson Reis, Lead Security Engineer at Enjoei, a Brazilian e-commerce platform, will talk about how the Bug Bounty it can help raise the security maturity of companies.
“It is important that this modality is brought to the attention of companies, because in the current scenario it is no longer enough to rely only on traditional solutions, it is necessary to rely on the creativity of several professionals”, said Bruno Telles.
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