Kubernetes has recently announced a much-needed step in the light of its popularity and the growing userbase. Reportedly, Kubernetes has launched a bug bounty program for all bug hunters willing to help secure Kubernetes.
Recently, Kubernetes has announced the launch of a dedicated bug bounty program. This step will supposedly help the owners to secure one of the most widely used technology.
According to the HackerOne blog post, the Kubernetes bug bounty program will operate on HackerOne – one of the popular platforms for bug hunters.
Though, the Google-built open-source container-orchestration system is already looked after by a vigilant security team. Nonetheless, the specific reward program for the entire researchers’ community will further assist in making the open-source platform even safer.
According to Maya Kaczorowski, Product Manager for container security, Google Cloud,
With the new bug bounty program, Kubernetes has announced rewards ranging from $100 to $10,000 for reporting various bounties. These bounties cover bugs in three tiers.
Tier 1 covers bugs impacting “Core Kubernetes” awarding $10,000, $5000, $1000, and $200 for critical, high, medium, and low severity bugs respectively.