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RSA Preview: How Data Defeated Dogma

Our ongoing series of RSA Conference 2014 previews brings us to a topic we've told you about before: the battle to establish a bug bounty program at Microsoft.

In this audio preview, RSA Conference talks to Katie Moussouris, senior security strategist lead at Microsoft, who personally fought for the program and succeeded last year.

From the description:

Nobody believed it would ever happen, yet in 2013 Microsoft launched not 1 but 3 bounty programs for exploits and vulnerabilities (www.microsoft.com/bountyprograms). Find out how the game theory, economics, politics and above all data, turned heresy to gospel at the largest software company in the world. Learn what bounties have done for Microsoft and see how to structure your own, if appropriate.

More RSA Conference 2014/BSidesSF previews:

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