Blackphone and Silent Circle have jointly announced the launch of their respective bug bounty program.
Both programs will pay $128 minimum. The Silent Circle program will pay encompass its client apps, network services, cloud infrastructure, websites and web services. The Blackphone program encompasses PrivatOS, update server, and associated web portals. Both companies said that their mission is to enable secure and private communications for individuals and enterprises.
“Ensuring the privacy of its users is at the core of what do, making security of the utmost importance,” said Toby Weir-Jones, CEO of Blackphone. “By launching our Bugcrowd bug bounty program, both companies are assuring their customers that their smartphone and communication software is subjected to the latest testing and assessment techniques, while providing a form of compensation for successful contributors.”