The world’s most skilled and trusted hackers,
powering Synack’s industry-leading security testing platform.
The Synack Red Team (SRT) gives the most talented security researchers across the globe a platform to do what they love and get paid for it. A private network of highly-curated and vetted security researchers, the SRT is challenged every day to deliver exploitation discovery and management for some of the biggest brands in the world. On the Synack platform, researchers have access to the industry’s first ever hacker toolkit built at enterprise scale, to make them more efficient and effective at uncovering critical vulnerabilities that matter.
ThinkCyber Fellowship Accelerates Pathways to Ethical Hacking
Synack and Nav Talent, and the world’s best ethical hackers from the Synack Red Team are teaming up to equip a future generation of cybersecurity experts to defend against cyber threats. The ThinkCyber fellowship will offer a unique approach to talent development for the cybersecurity industry, training up the best and brightest hacker-minded students.
January 2019—Chris Gates
Hacker-to-Hacker: "Document your process (wiki, blog, txt file). Automate finding and exploiting the easy, low-hanging vulns (base hits). Have a database of well-written vulnerability templates... When there is a dupe, the best written write-up wins."
“Synack Red Team Levels” is an exclusive program to reward you for your participation, hacking success and the impact of your discoveries. As you progress through the levels you will not only earn community status and bragging rights, but also exciting new privileges and rewards, including access to Synack-exclusive targets, hacking challenges, and special events.
Take on the challenge and level up with Synack!
SRT members are now eligible to receive payments for not only finding valid vulnerabilities, but also for completing Missions! Missions help Synack clients achieve their security testing and compliance goals, particularly for OWASP Top 10 and PCI. Claim Missions for:
As a member of the SRT, you’ll be hacking amongst the best in the world, and your skills will be put to the test. Your mission will be to work through the Synack platform to hunt for critical vulnerabilities in Synack clients’ systems, and provide details about your discoveries. Your findings and reports will be invaluable to our clients, and enable clients to patch up to ensure that they stay a step ahead of malicious hackers trying to exploit them.
HYDRA intelligence alerts our SRT members of possible vulnerabilities, changes, or events. This intelligence immediately prompts you to validate known vulnerabilities as well as investigate potential problems.
Bring your best—you will need highly tuned, creative hacking skills, incl. expertise and hacking tradecraft in web, mobile, host, or embedded systems/IoT. We are looking for creative, persistent, and competitive hackers with relevant cybersecurity experience.
Candidates go through a multi-stage vetting process that includes submitting an application, a video interview, skills assessment(s) and background check.
“”The [Synack] team is insanely responsive to questions and reports, which keeps you engaged and invested in the platform as a hacker... When I have competing offers from programs to hack on, it's hard not to choose one which is guaranteed to be responsive and high paying.— Pete Yaworski, SRT Member