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Jacob Hansen

Jacob Hansen is a Co-founder and Board Member at Cobalt, a fully remote cybersecurity company with a mission to modernize traditional pentesting via a SaaS platform coupled with an exclusive community of highly skilled testers. He formerly worked as Cobalt's Chief Executive Officer for nearly 10 years. Jacob's mission is to evolve traditional penetration testing services by engaging the best cybersecurity talent, via Cobalt’s Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform, and allowing customers to move from a static pentest to platform-driven pentest programs that drive better security and improve customer's return on investment.

The Life of a Bug

With this post I'll present a way to better understand bugs, from their origin until their death. I’ll do this by introducing the idea of a security bug pipeline and Fix-to-Fix framework.
Mar 3, 2023
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From Pen Test to Pentest

The English language evolves and changes over time and new words are created. In many cases, simply combining the...
Jul 8, 2019
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New Alternatives to Bug Bounty Programs

Before you can choose the right approach to test your application security, you first need to understand your options —...
Aug 2, 2017
Est Read Time: 4 min

Deconstructing and Rewiring Bug Bounty Programs

On the surface, public bug bounty programs look like a no-brainer. You invite a number of security researchers to find...
Mar 24, 2016
Est Read Time: 5 min

Cobalt Raises 1 Million in Funding Founders (Jacob, Esben, Jakob and Christian)
Jul 28, 2014
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How to Measure the Security of a Bitcoin Application

These days anyone regularly tuning into r/bitcoin read stories about individuals getting their wallet.dat stolen and...
Jan 16, 2014
Est Read Time: 2 min