Hackers for Hire

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Cybercriminals are brilliant, relentless, and ruthless.

So how can organizations hope to fight them? One way is to hire people just like them (minus the ruthless part).

A growing wave of companies are using hackers to foil hackers. They unleash “researchers” (aka hackers) to “attack” an organization’s defenses.

 


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Jay Kaplan, CEO Synack

Jay Kaplan is the CEO of Synack, a firm that combines its automated security technology with a global talent pool of hackers to probe for weaknesses in a company's defenses. Prior to co-founding Synack, Kaplan was a senior cyber analyst at the National Security Agency (NSA) and served in several security-related roles for the Department of Defense.

 

 

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