Ask Slashdot: Where Are All the Jobs Preventing Zero-Day Exploits?

An anonymous reader writes: Given the widespread understanding that sophisticated hackers are regularly using zero-day vulnerabilities to break into high-value systems, why is it that when I search for "zero day" on Australia's most popular job search engine only one "real" job comes up? Is the security of the Internet totally dependent on dedicated hobbyists, part-time showboats, and people willing to take meagre bug bounties (on average paying $3,650 for a critical vulnerability) instead of selling their findings (sometimes for millions of dollars) to dubious buyers? Are they all in-house security people hunting for zero-days as part of their regular responsibilities? Share your own thoughts in the comments. Where are all the jobs preventing zero-day exploits?

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