The Value of Having A Bug Bounty Program

In Spring of 2017, DigitalOcean transitioned from a private bug bounty program to a public bounty program on Bugcrowd. There were many drivers behind this decision, including getting more researcher engagement with our products, leveraging the pre-existing researchers that exist in the Bugcrowd ecosystem, and creating a scalable solution for…

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Cloud Firewalls: Secure Droplets by Default

When deploying a new application or service, security is always a top concern. The internet is full of malicious actors probing applications for vulnerabilities and sniffing for open ports. Tools like iptables are essential to any developer’s toolkit, but they can be complicated to use, especially when building distributed…

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The State of AI

This post is the first in a three-part series we're publishing this summer on artificial intelligence, written by DigitalOcean’s Head of R&D, Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes. In recent months, the amount of media coverage on AI has increased so significantly that a day doesn’t go by without…

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