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Microsoft BlueHat v17 Dates Announced – Update 4/3/2017

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:49:18 +0000

Update – The Call For Papers (CFP) for BlueHat v17 will be held from 6/1/2017 – 8/18/2017. We will be setting up a submissions portal for web based submissions of papers. The portal will be live on 6/1/2017. Please do not send submissions to Microsoft is pleased to announce that the dates for BlueHat...

BlueHat v16 Keynote announced

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:05:35 +0000

Microsoft is excited to announce David Kennedy, CEO of TrustedSec and Binary Defense Systems, as the BlueHat v16 keynote speaker. David is a well-known speaker from the community, a published author, and the founder of the DerbyCon Security Conference. His keynote, entitled “The Security Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, will open the general conference...

BlueHat IL 2017 Announced

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:41:45 +0000

Microsoft is thrilled to announce BlueHat IL 2017. This will mark the first time BlueHat is held in Tel Aviv and it will take place on January 24-25, 2017. Given its location, Israel further serves as a harness which draws in researchers from across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The Israeli edition will focus...

BlueHat v16 Schedule Announced

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:47:46 +0000

Over the summer we had overwhelming response to our BlueHat v16 call for papers. We would like to give a special thanks to all who submitted papers for consideration. The range of content and quality of content was exceptional. So with that, today we are happy to announce our schedule for the general audience portion...

BlueHat v16 Announced

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:59:41 +0000

Microsoft is pleased to announce our sixteenth BlueHat Security Conference set for November 3-4, 2016 at the Microsoft Conference Center here in Redmond. BlueHat is a unique opportunity for Microsoft engineers and the security community to come together learn about the current threat landscape and challenge the thinking and we actions we do in security....

BlueHat v15 Announces Schedule and Registration

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:14:00 +0000

As we inch closer to the 15th BlueHat Security Conference, we are happy to announce the lineup of speakers and topics for this event.  This year will continue with a solid speaker and topic selection that engage engineers, executives, and invited guests to discuss and tackle some of the hardest problems facing the industry today....

Announcing BlueHat v15 Conference

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:33:22 +0000

We are happy to announce the 15th version of the Microsoft BlueHat Security Conference set for January 12-13, 2016.  The annual security conference brings internal and external speakers to educate and engage Microsoft’s engineering community and their executives.  Work is under way currently to set the schedule for this event.  Attendance at BlueHat is open...

BlueHat v14 is almost here

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:01:00 +0000

It’s that time of year and BlueHat v14 is almost upon us. As always, BlueHat is an opportunity for us to bring the brightest minds in security together, both internal and external, to discuss and tackle some of the hardest problems facing the industry today. Through this conference, our engineering teams get deep technical information...

Bug Bounty Evolution: Online Services

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:31:57 +0000

Today marks the next evolution in bounty programs at Microsoft as we launch the Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty program starting with Office 365. In our mobile first, cloud first world, this is an exciting and logical evolution to our existing bug bounty programs. Office 365 is the first of our online services groups to...

BlueHat v13 is Coming

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:34:00 +0000

This week, starting Thursday, we’ll be hosting our 13th edition of BlueHat. I’m always so impressed with the level of knowledge we attract to each BlueHat, and while the event is invite-only, we’ll be sharing glimpses into the event via this blog and the hashtag #BlueHat. For each of the past six years I have...