September 18, 2020
DHS’ Krebs: Def Con initiative could reach new communities with conduit for vulnerability disclosure
LAS VEGAS. Def Con, the massive annual white-hat hacker conference here, is working with the Department of Homeland Security and others on creating a vulnerability disclosure conduit for bug hunters uncomfortable dealing directly with the government, Black Hat/Def Con Founder Jeff Moss and DHS cyber chief Christopher Krebs said at an opening panel today.
A large percentage of researchers already make use of DHS-managed U.S. CERT portals, Krebs said, but added, “What do we do to get over the hump...