Title

Moral Hazards in Cyber Vulnerability Markets

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2019

Publication Title

Computer

Volume

52

First page number:

83

Last page number:

88

Abstract

The cyber vulnerability market arose from bug bounty programs initiated in the 1980s. Originally created to provide programmers, end users, and security professionals with an opportunity to report code vulnerabilities, it has since become a cottage industry that serves many masters with very different motives.

Keywords

Ethical aspects; Program debugging; Security of data; Moral hazards; Cyber vulnerability market; Bug bounty programs; Security professionals; Code vulnerabilities reporting; Computer security; Computer crimes; Programming; Market reseach; Market opportunities; Computer bugs; Government policies

Disciplines

Systems and Communications

Language

English

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