back to article Homeland Security bug bounty program uncovers 122 holes in its systems

The first bug bounty program by America's Homeland Security has led to the discovery and disclosure of 122 vulnerabilities, 27 of which were deemed critical. In total, more than 450 security researchers participated in the Hack DHS program and identified weaknesses in "select" external Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) systems. …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I'm not sure about the statement...

    'the first phase of Hack DHS enabled us to find and remediate critical vulnerabilities before they could be exploited'

    How can they be sure they weren't exploited?

    A good idea to have some testing done though.

  2. oiseau Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Another word?

    Thinking of another word for this US govt department's name

    Hmm ...

    Maybe another name:

    Homeland Security Cheese?

    O.

  3. nijam Silver badge

    Out of interest, does "remediate" mean "remedy"?

    1. fidodogbreath Silver badge

      Or, better yet, "fix?"

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