FEBRUARY 14 – MARCH 14, 2023
The Big Fix
Join us for a month-long fix-a-thon, where you’ll win prizes for fixing vulnerabilities in open (and closed) source software while making a positive impact. The Big Fix brings developers together to build a more secure software ecosystem to benefit us all while having fun and learning about security.
Registration opens on Valentine’s Day, February 14.
Show your software some love
Join folks at The Big Fix and show your appreciation for open source security by fixing security vulnerabilities. Follow the steps below to begin securing your application projects and earn rad swag.Get notified
1. Scan your projects
Connect The Big Fix app to your projects and use Snyk to scan for vulnerabilities.
2. Fix vulns with Snyk
Fix at least one security vulnerability and we’ll send a limited edition Big Fix t-shirt.
3. Connect with community
Join the DevSecOps Discord to get support and fix security vulnerabilities with new friends.
4. Share your success
Tweet your progress using #TheBigFix, and mention or follow @snyksec to join a special raffle.
5. Join the livestream
Come to our Feb 28 fix-a-thon live stream full of great speakers and educational content.
6. Compete and win prizes
Track your fixing progress on the anonymized leaderboard.
Fix vulnerabilities. Get swag and prizes!
Every participant that imports a project and fixes at least one vulnerability gets a limited edition t-shirt. Other prizes include:
- Open source sponsorship gift card
- Limited edition Big Fix coin
- VR headset (1st place)
- Wireless speaker (2nd place)
- Arduino starter kit (3rd place)
Disclose new vulnerabilities responsibly
Whether you’re a security researcher or a developer that just wants to make sure their libraries are safe, Snyk can help you uncover brand new vulnerabilities in open source projects. If you do find a new vuln, be sure to follow responsible disclosure guidelines. Read the FAQ below to learn how the Snyk Security Research team can help.
Registration opens on February 14, 2023. Sign up to get notified when registration opens.
You have questions and we have answers. If you don’t find an answer for a question you have you can share it during the live stream for the hosts to help answer. Or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Big Fix sponsors
We’re excited and proud to collaborate with the following Snyk partners that are equally committed to helping secure open source software and fix security vulnerabilities to make the world’s software safer.