Data Security and Bug Bounty Programs: Lessons Learned from the Uber Breach and Security Researchers

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security

Senate Commerce Committee

The hearing will examine the October 2016 Uber data breach, the overall value of so-called “bug bounty” programs and other approaches to identify vulnerabilities, and the allegations of impermissible payments by Uber to conceal the security incident.  


  • Mr. John Flynn, Chief Information Security Officer, Uber Technologies, Inc.
  • Mr. Marten Mickos, Chief Executive Officer, HackerOne, Inc.
  • Ms. Katie Moussouris, Chief Executive Officer, Luta Security, Inc.

Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware Ave NE and Constitution Ave NW
Washington , DC