Tag Archives: Defense Digital Service

Synack Launches Cybersecurity Skills Development Program for Military Veterans

Crowdsourced security firm Synack has launched an initiative to help military veterans hone their cybersecurity skills and pursue related jobs in the government or commercial sector. Synack said Thursday its Veterans Cyber Program offers an expedited application process for former service members to qualify in the company’s group of ethical hackers, called Red Team, and a …

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DoD, HackerOne Launch 5th Bug Bounty Challenge

The Defense Department and HackerOne have opened registration for hackers who want to participate in the Pentagon’s fifth bug bounty challenge. Participants of the fifth Hack the Pentagon event will work to identify vulnerabilities in an enterprise system that supports DoD’s global operations, HackerOne said Monday. Reina Staley, chief of staff …

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Koniag Subsidiary to Support DoD Enterprise Cloud Migration Initiative

The Defense Department has selected a Koniag subsidiary to help DoD’s Executive Steering Group and Defense Digital Service manage an enterprise cloud initiative. Eagle Harbor Solutions will assist CESG in efforts to implement a strategy to accelerate the department’s adoption of cloud-based architectures and services, the company said Jan. 16. EHS, which operates under Koniag’s …

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Data.world, Defense Dept Launch Military Open Data Website

Public benefit corporation data.world and the Defense Department have partnered to launch an open data website that works to provide searchable, machine-readable and downloadable military datasets. Data.World said Thursday that DoD’s Defense Digital Service worked with data owners across the U.S. military to create the new Data.mil platform. The new website is designed to facilitate collaboration, …

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HackerOne, Synack to Help Pentagon Create “Bug Bounty” Contract Vehicle

The Defense Department has chosen HackerOne and Synack to create a contract vehicle that will work to help DoD components and services launch “bug bounty” programs. DoD said Thursday the contract vehicle will facilitate efforts to standardize a crowdsourced approach to digital security through challenges designed to identify and address vulnerabilities on department-run websites. The department seeks to launch …

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