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DOD expands vulnerability disclosure program to contracting base in pilot


Much like the Department of Defense has increasingly looked to white-hat ethical hackers to seek out vulnerabilities in its systems over the past five years, the department also believes those independent researchers can help in shoring up the security of the defense industrial base. DOD’s Cyber Crime Center, in partnership with HackerOne, just concluded a yearlong Defense Industrial Base-Vulnerability Disclosure Program (DIB-VDP) Pilot in which it invited members of the…