Christian Håland

Christian Håland is a security specialist at Binary Security with 5+ years of experience in the security industry.

Håland holds a MSc in Computer Science from NTNU with a specialization in Computer Security. He has completed hundreds of security testing projects both as a security consultant and as an in-house application security engineer. He was among the first members of the application security team at Unity Technologies and helped run Unity’s private bug bounty program processing incoming bugs from triage to fixes.

Supplementing your security program with bug bounties

 Bug bounties have been all the jazz in offensive security research the past few years. At the same time, more and more companies are running bug bounty programs of their own. In this talk, we will share our experiences from both sides of bug bounties, from being a top performer in one of the biggest bug bounty programs to launching and running an international bug bounty program in a large enterprise. We will give our thoughts on the value and limitations of bug bounty programs, when companies should consider it and alternatives to running a bug bounty program.

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