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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:30:10 -0800This intense four day hands on course is taught by the creators of Backtrack. The course has sold out by June with double digit waitlist every year that we have offered the course. This will be our third year and it is 25% full in the first week of registration. If you are interested in taking the course, register by April 1 to get the best pricing. And a guaranteed seat.
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 12:03:47 -0800By the end of this course, you will be able to: research and develop an exploit from scratch by auditing code or fuzzing an application, reverse engineering the issue, and developing a exploit for the vulnerability you discovered. This knowledge will help developers produce better code, and will help security researchers or malware analysts in their daily tasks
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 08:31:11 -0800Learn to be become a skilled and knowledgeable IPS tester.
Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:57:25 -0800To register for this month's webcast visit: http://www.blackhat.com/html/webcast/webcast-2010_auditassess.html
Wed, 03 Mar 2010 11:24:48 -0800The Super Early Bird Rate closes on April 1.
Wed, 03 Mar 2010 11:24:14 -0800Call for Papers for US 2010 is now open. Submit early since we had over 400 submissions last year for 90 speaking slots.
Tue, 16 Feb 2010 10:10:12 -0800We have just completed our first round of selections for Europe (to be posted by the end of the week). If you are interested in presenting in Barcelona, best to get those submissions in!
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Tue, 09 Feb 2010 12:32:08 -0800Chris Tarnovsky's DC 2010 presentation has been written up by the Associated Press.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 07:04:29 -0800We would like to announce that Gregory Schaffer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano appointed Greg Schaffer as Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications
Wed, 20 Jan 2010 08:20:53 -0800Registration for Black Hat Europe 2010 Briefings & Training is now open. The Super Early rate closes on February 1.
Thu, 07 Jan 2010 12:03:38 -0800Register early to save $500 from the onsite rate.
Thu, 07 Jan 2010 11:52:54 -0800Black Hat DC 2010 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. The Group Rate has been extended to January 18. Last year we sold out. Reserve early and have the convenience of staying at the venue hotel.
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 12:56:13 -0800Black Hat is proud to announce its first ever event in Abu Dhabi. The event will host top-tier public and private sector security professionals from the Middle-East region as well as industry researchers and underground hackers from around the world to dissect the latest in information security. For more information visit www.blackhat.com.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 13:50:48 -0800Save $200 by registering by December 15!
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 15:07:43 -0800If you missed a chance to see one of the Black Hat presentations from our 2009 events, visit the Black Hat boot at the Dec 9th virtual event. You will have access to view all of the recorded presentations from DC, EU and USA 2009. Register now!
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 10:54:09 -0800Black Hat and Dark Reading are hosting their first-ever joint virtual event, exploring the security landscape for the next ten years – and how you can prepare for what lies ahead - today. In addition, Black Hat will host its annual DC event and as a special offer, if you register for the free upcoming virtual event on Dec 9th you will receive a $250 discount* to Briefings. Visit the promo page to learn more.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 10:38:51 -0800Black Hat DC 2010 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. The Group Rate closes on January 7. Last year we sold out. Reserve early and have the convenience of staying at the venue hotel.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 10:03:58 -0800InformationWeek’s Dark Reading and Black Hat come together for their first-ever joint security virtual event, exploring the security landscape for the next ten years – and how you can prepare for what lies ahead - today.
Tue, 01 Dec 2009 11:46:32 -0800Deadline for submissions is today, December 1.
Fri, 13 Nov 2009 11:44:39 -0800First round of Black Hat DC 2010 speakers have been selected.
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Fri, 18 Sep 2009 11:27:44 -0700The September webcast will focus on Privacy/Anonymity featuring Matt Wood's work on Veiled: a browser-based darknet project. Veiled is a proof of concept that allows anyone to join from any platform which has a web browser whether a PC or an iPhone. This presentation will discuss and demonstrate the Veiled darknet and look at the technical implementation and challenges of such features, we also explore some interesting properties of browser-based darknets.
Wed, 02 Sep 2009 09:35:11 -0700The Call for Papers for DC 2010 is now open. Deadline for submissions is December 1.
Thu, 27 Aug 2009 08:15:13 -0700Get one on one access with some of the hottest presenters from the most daring security event in the world.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:17:38 -0700There is still time to register for our free webcast. Black Hat Webcast #12 is Thursday, August 27th at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a wrap-up of Black Hat USA 2009 with some of the hot talks from the live event. Several of the speakers will discuss their work presented in Las Vegas and give you an opportunity to ask questions about their research.
Wed, 19 Aug 2009 10:48:34 -0700The August Webcast has been rescheduled to Thursday, August 27th at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a wrap-up of Black Hat USA 2009 with some of the hot talks from the live event. Several of the speakers will discuss their work presented in Las Vegas and give you an opportunity to ask questions about their research.
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 10:03:56 -0700The August Webcast is Thursday, August 20th at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a wrap-up of Black Hat USA 2009 with some of the hot talks from the live event. Several of the speakers will discuss their work presented in Las Vegas and give you an opportunity to ask questions about their research.
Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:51:02 -0700The following speakers have submitted updated presentation materials:
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:43:18 -0700The following speakers have submitted updated presentation materials:
Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:38:39 -0700The following speakers have submitted updated presentation materials:
Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:38:51 -0700Video from the following presentations are available to see:
Wed, 29 Jul 2009 11:58:58 -0700Speaker materials - slides, whitepapers and tools are now available for download.
Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:12:09 -0700Onsite Registration now open.
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Thu, 16 Jul 2009 17:26:45 -0700The Black Hat Breakout Schedule is now online!
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 07:36:52 -0700
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 14:47:03 -0700Travis Goodspeed promises a live demo and new vulnerability release for his presentation at USA 2009.
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 00:31:59 -0700Robert F. Lentz, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber, Identity and Information Assurance (CI&IA) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration/Chief Information Officer, will be the Day 2 Keynote at the USA 2009 Briefings.
Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:54:52 -0700
The Regular Registration Deadline is July 1. Register Now to take advantage of discounted rates for both Briefings and Training.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 12:32:20 -0700Newly announced tracke for Day 1, July 29:
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 09:31:54 -0700From SC Magazine - Friday, 19 June 2009
Thu, 18 Jun 2009 01:12:59 -0700
Tue, 16 Jun 2009 15:28:24 -0700
Tue, 16 Jun 2009 08:45:41 -0700The Pwnie Awards will return for the third consecutive year to the Black Hat USA
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 10:12:55 -0700The Black Hat USA 2009 discounted group rate at Caesars Palace has been extended until July 3. Have the convenience of staying at the venue hotel, just an elevator ride away from the show floor. Reserve now!
Wed, 10 Jun 2009 09:36:13 -0700We have opened registration. for the upcoming Webcast. The Webcast will be held Thursday, June 18 at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a sneak peek at some of the presentations for Black Hat USA 2009.
Wed, 10 Jun 2009 06:46:00 -0700
USA 2009 Briefings schedule is now online.The Testing/Exploitation Track will feature:
Tue, 09 Jun 2009 06:31:31 -0700
USA 2009 Briefings schedule is now online.The Legal / Management Track will feature:
Mon, 08 Jun 2009 20:48:07 -0700The complete press release is available for review from the Black Hat website.
Mon, 08 Jun 2009 06:28:24 -0700
USA 2009 Briefings schedule is now online.The Cloud/Virtualization Track will feature:
Sun, 07 Jun 2009 23:17:10 -0700
USA 2009 Briefings schedule is now online.
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 13:26:18 -0700
The audio for the May 21 Webcast on Mobility & Security is now available.
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 12:42:57 -0700
USA 2009 speaker selections has been finalized. The schedule will be published on Monday, June 8.
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 12:44:35 -0700We have opened registration. for the upcoming Webcast. The Webcast will be held Thursday, June 18 at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a sneak peek at some of the presentations for Black Hat USA 2009. Current participating speakers include Dino Dai Zovi who will be presenting on "Advanced Mac OS X Rootkits" and Nitesh Dhanjani who will be speaking on "Psychotronica: Exposure, Control, and Deceit".
Mon, 01 Jun 2009 8:27:23 -0700
The Early Bird Registration Rate ends today! Register today to take advantage of discounted rates for both Briefings and Training
Fri, 29 May 2009 12:18:03 -0700
Black Hat is pleased to offer to qualifying members of the academic community a discounted registration rate to Black Hat USA 2009. The Academic Pass includes gratis entry to DEFCON 17, held at the Riviera Hotel in the weekend immediately following Black Hat USA.
Fri, 29 May 2009 10:01:53 -0700
The upcoming Webcast is Thursday, June 18 at 1300 PST/16:00 EST and will be a sneak peek at some of the presenations for Black Hat USA 2009. Several of the speakers will discuss their work and give you a taste of the live event. If you like what you see, you'll like another incentive we're attaching to this webcast even more: Every registrant for the June 18 webcast that attends the session will receive a code that can be redeemed for $250 off the price of registration for the USA 2009 Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas. Registration for the Webcast will open June 1.
Thu, 28 May 2009 8:11:17 -0700
The Early Bird Registration Deadline is June 1. Register Now to take advantage of discounted rates for both Briefings and Training
Thu, 28 May 2009 06:50:29 -0700
Hotel guest rooms are still available at Caesars Palace, the official venue hotel. In the past, the Black Hat block has sold out 6 weeks in advance.
Wed, 27 May 2009 09:45:48 -0700
Hacker Court 2009: Pwning the economy in 138 chars or less demonstrates legal issues in cyberspace. The Hacker Court mock trial series has always received rave reviews for its lively presentation. Not to be missed.
Tue, 26 May 2009 13:33:17 -0700
SensePost has added a new course to their stable of offerings: Hacking by Numbers: PCI Edition. This is a practical, technical course aimed at beginner penetration testers, that teaches method-based hacker thinking, skills and techniques, specifically focusing on the approach and priorities for penetration testing required by the PCI DSS standard. Register by June 1 to get the Early Bird pricing.
Tue, 26 May 2009 11:43:02 -0700
We have three new course offerings: Intercepting Secure Communications by Moxie Marlinspike, Mac Hacking Class by Vincenzo Iozzo, and Attacking Hardware: Unsecuring [once] Secure Devices by Christopher Tarnovsky. Register by June 1 to get the best pricing. A complete listing of all our course offerings is available on our USA 2009 Training page.
Sat, 23 May 2009 00:00:01 -0700
We've selected the second round of Briefings Speakers for Black Hat USA 2009. This year we'll be announcing them as selections are made, so it's a good idea to check back periodically. The list will grow until June 15, when we expect to have the final list compiled.
Fri, 22 May 2009 22:58:45 -0700
This year Black Hat is offering for the first time, a Hacking by Numbers Cadet Online Edition hosted by SensePost. This is a self-paced introductory course for technical people with no previous experience in the world of hacking. To learn more courses offered by all our training partners at Black Hat USA visit us at https://www.blackhat.com/.
Wed, 20 May 2009 18:19:12 -0700
Our webcast on the topic of mobile security is this Thursday at 1pm PDT. There's still time to register and get yourself in the running for a free conference pass to Black Hat Briefings USA 2009. If you're interested, make sure to sign up for this free webcast.
Fri, 08 May 2009 10:28:49 -0700
We've selected the first round of Briefings Speakers for Black Hat USA 2009. This year we'll be announcing them as selections are made, so it's a good idea to check back periodically. The list will grow until June 15, when we expect to have the final list compiled.
Thu, 07 May 2009 14:31:10 -0700
The response was great the first time we did this, so we'll be giving away another Black Hat Track Jacket to a randomly selected Twitter follower on Monday. (Here's a picture of the jacket) If you're not already following us, join us at https://twitter.com/blackhatevents
We'll announce the winner on Twitter Monday at 3pm PDT. If you've got friends you think would like a Black Hat Track Jacket, spread the word.
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:42:45 -0700
Our webcast on May 21 will be a round table examining the present and future of security as it relates to the booming world of mobile computing devices. The new format is designed to be more interactive, so please join us and bring your best questions. We'll have some panelists from the research sphere and some from the vendor space and it should all make for a very lively and informative conversation.
We're going to be giving away a free conference pass to Black Hat Briefings USA 2009 to a randomly selected registrant to the May 21 webcast. If you're interested, make sure to sign up for this free webcast.
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:38:31 -0700The Early registration deadline for Black Hat USA 2009 has been extended from May 1 to June 1, giving interested registrants an extra month to avoid the 200 dollar price increase to our Regular rate. You can find out more about Black Hat's registration rates, dates and information on our website.
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:11:27 -0700
Good news for anyone struggling to get a submission into the Black Hat CFP system before the door closes -we've extended the deadline from May 1 to Tuesday May 5. If you've got the goods for a great Black Hat presentation, make sure to let us know before then. We're looking forward to your submissions.
For all the rules and regulations, you can visit our CFP FAQ section.
Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:34:57 -0700
All paid registrants for Black Hat events get the opportunity to review and rate the submissions from the Black Hat CFP. It's a great way to take the pulse of the security research community and to help create the kind of Black Hat you want to attend. To learn more about our process, you can check out the Black Hat USA 2009 Call For Papers Crowdsourcing FAQ. We hope you'll take a little time and help us out - your feedback is very important to us.
Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:29:18 -0700
If you're thinking about submitting to the Black Hat USA 2009 Call for Papers, please bear in mind that the CFP closes on May 1 - only a few days away. If you have something great to share with the broader security community, get your idea in to us at the Black Hat CFP site right away. For all the rules and regulations, you can visit our CFP FAQ section.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:06:43 -0700
Charlie Miller and Vincenzo Iozzo's presentation on Mac and iPhone payloads was one of the most remarked-upon presentations at last week's Black Hat Europe event, and now it's available online for anyone who missed it.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:05:55 -0700
Our next webcast will be a round table examining the present and future of security as it relates to the booming world of mobile computing devices, from traditional laptops and smartphones to the exploding world of netbooks. We'll have participation from both researchers and vendors and we're expecting a lively and valuable conversation. The new format is designed to be more interactive, so please join us and bring your best questions. You can register for this May 21 Webcast online now.
Fri, 10 Apr 2009 15:34:18 -0700
We're pleased to announce the addition of Lord Erroll as Keynote speaker for Black Hat Europe 2009. Lord Erroll, 60, is a cross-bench member of the British House of Lords and takes pride in “voting against stupid Government ideas whoever is in power.”
The topic of his keynote presentation will be “Privacy Protecting People or People Protecting Privacy”
You can read his full biography on our Black Hat Europe 09 speaker page.
This addition has changed the Briefings schedule a bit, so if you're attending please take a look at our Briefings schedule page for the latest updates
Fri, 03 Apr 2009 14:30:29 -0700We're trying something new to get people following our Twitter feed - we'll be giving away a Black Hat Track Jacket to a randomly selected Twitter follower on Monday. If you're not already following us, join us at https://twitter.com/blackhatevents
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 17:02:07 -0700
We've posted the audio to this month's Black Hat Webcast previewing some of the exciting presentations from Black Hat Europe 2009.
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 16:32:04 -0700In her talk at Black Hat DC 2009, HP's Prajakta Jagdale spoke of a new free tool for analyzing Adobe Flash applications for vulnerabilities The tool wasn't ready at that time, but it's been released today. To learn more about it, you can check out the slides or video from her presentation entitled “Blinded by Flash: Widespread Security Risks Flash Developers Don't See ”
Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:27:57 -0700
Joanna Rutkowska and Rafal Wojtcuk released a paper and exploit code on a privilege escalation attack on Intel CPUs that we're finding very interesting. You can find the details on the Invisble Things Blog.
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:57:01 -0700You can check out a full lineup of presentations from Black Hat USA 2008 by visiting our archive page now. Audio and slides-only video to follow shortly. You can also subscribe to the Black Hat USA 08 hi-res .m4v feed here.
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:55:17 -0700Our next webcast, which features a variety of hot topics from the Black Hat Europe roster, including Attacking Backbone Technology and In-Memory Execution on Mac OS X and iPhone is coming up this Thursday - you can register for the webcast online now.
Thu, 12 Mar 2009 17:41:54 -0700
You can save $100 on the registration price of Black Hat USA 2009 by registering before Monday - the Super Early Bird rate expires midnight March 15.
Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:32:37 -0700
We've posted the audio to last month's Black Hat webcast on Rich Internet Application Security with Billy Hoffman from HP, Alex Stamos from iSec and Peleus Uhley from Adobe.
Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:58:24 -0700
Dan Kaminsky has been all over the news since his disclosure of a major DNS flaw at Black Hat USA 2008. At Black Hat DC, he talked about the state of DNS today and gave a strong endorsement to DNSSEC. This is part two of a two-part interview.
Mon, 09 Mar 2009 12:00:04 -0700
Black Hat Europe is right around the corner - we'll be returning to Amsterdam April 14-17. We're very excited about the lineup of speakers we've put together, and this webcast will be a sort of sneak preview of what kind of presentations attendees will get to see at the live event.
Please join Black Hat Founder Jeff Moss for what we are sure will be an eye-opening look under the hood of Black Hat Europe 2009. You can register for the Black Hat webcast for free here.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:36:55 -0800Black Hat USA 2008 Keynote speaker and head of the DHS National Cybersecurity Center resigned his post in the midst of widespread concern about national cybersecurity responsibility being transferred to the National Security Agency. You can read the Danger Room blog posting from Wired Blogs here.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:35:45 -0800We now have the full Briefings Schedule for Black Hat Europe 2009 online now. Please take a look.
Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:02:10 -0800
Dan Kaminsky has been all over the news since his disclosure of a major DNS flaw at Black Hat USA 2008. At Black Hat DC, he talked about the state of DNS today and gave a strong endorsement to DNSSEC. This is part one of a two-part interview.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:38:49 -0800Duc Nguyen gave a very impressive presentation on the weaknesses of the current facial recognition option in some very popular laptops, defeating the protection in a live demo. Black Hat founder Jeff Moss interviewed him about the discovery and his the future of that technology and his firm's research.
Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:23:33 -0800Vincenzo Iozzo, who gave a popular OS X anti-forensics presentation at Black Hat DC 2009, contributed a Blackpage entry to clear up some issues with his presentation and his demo. The demo video he's created is available online now.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:17:00 -0800Rich Internet Application (RIA) frameworks are seeing an enormous growth in popularity - technologies like Ajax and Flash create nearly unlimited opportunities to expand and improve the web user experience. They also bring with them a host of new security risks. The popularity of these frameworks among application developers insures that we'll see more attacks and issues in the months and years ahead.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:04:56 -0800For those who weren't able to attend the event live, the videos of every session at Black Hat DC 2009 are available in several formats on Source of Knowledge's website.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 12:33:38 -0800These new and innovative techniques were analyzed and ranked based upon their novelty, impact, and pervasiveness. To find out more about who the panel of judges (Rich Mogull, Chris Hoff, H D Moore, and Jeff Forristal) selected, you can check out Jeremiah Grossman's Blog.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 19:46:49 -0500Black Hat DC 2009 is drawing to a close, and we had a wealth of excellent talks. For those that couldn't be here with us, we've assembled a partial list of Black Hat DC 2009 press coverage to give you the flavor of the event. The page will grow as more stories roll in, so feel free to check back.
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:37:03 -0800The keynote for Black Hat DC 2009 is available online now.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 19:47:54 -0500The Invisible Things Lab team returned to Black Hat with brand new research on weaknesses in current TXT implementations and how they can be practically exploited. The video is online now.