Black Hat, the world’s leading producer of information security events, kicks off in USA on August 3-8, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Black Hat USA will span the very latest information security research, development, and trends. The event will cover everything from critical vulnerabilities found in voting machines, aircrafts, cars, mobile devices, social media platforms, and more.
The 22 annual event will commence with four days of in-depth Trainings, followed by the two-day main event, including nearly 120 Briefings hand selected by the Black Hat Review Board, comprised of some of the industry’s most respected experts.
For infosec lovers, this is one of the conferences you need to attend, atleast once. So lets have a look at whats happening this year.
Highlights this year at Blackhat USA 2019
Black Hat Keynote (Wednesday, August 7)
Dino Dai Zovi, responsible for leading security engineering for Square’s Cash App, will present Every Security Team is a Software Team Now. In his previous role at Square, he led the development of Square’s mobile tamper detection and remote attestation platform, helping Square launch payments in Chip and PIN markets. He is a security industry veteran who co-founded Linux server attack protection vendor Capsule8 and security research firm Trail of Bits. He has also held early leadership roles at Endgame, Two Sigma Investments, and Matasano Security. As a long-standing member of the Black Hat community, he is also a member of the Black Hat Review Board as well as co-founder, organizer, and host of the annual Pwnie Awards.
Black Hat Briefings (Wednesday and Thursday, August 7-8)
Hand selected to provide a comprehensive view of the information security industry’s most pressing trends and topics, Black Hat Briefings will reveal vulnerabilities that span critical areas, including:
- Applied Security
- Data Forensics/Incident Response
- Exploit Development
- Human Factors
- Internet of Things
- Network Defense
- Platform Security
- Reverse Engineering
- Security Development Lifecycle
- Smart Grid/Industrial Security
- Web AppSec
Black Hat Arsenal (Wednesday and Thursday, August 7-8)
Back by popular demand, Black Hat Arsenal will welcome researchers and the open source community for two days of live demos of innovative tools. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters for an up-close experience with tools used for data forensics, network attacks, iOS, exploitation, and more. New this year, attendees can also participate in the Arsenal Lab, which offers a hands-on, unique opportunity to play with hardware, ICS gear, and IoT devices in a controlled environment.
Black Hat Micro Summits (Wednesday and Thursday, August 7-8)
New this year, Black Hat will introduce Micro Summits, which are designed to foster education and collaboration on focused topics in the information security industry. Leading experts will share their insights on key topics including cyber liability insurance and bug bounty best practices, enabling attendees to connect with peers, speakers, and industry leaders to better understand critical issues and solutions.
Black Hat Trainings (Saturday, August 3 – Tuesday, August 6)
Black Hat will offer its largest Training lineups to date, with deeply technical, hands-on courses led by the information security industry’s top trainers and professionals. Courses will span topics such as car hacking, iOS and Android exploitation, advanced infrastructure hacking, IoT, and more.
Black Hat Business Hall (Wednesday and Thursday, August 7-8)
Black Hat’s Business Hall will feature more than 300 of the industry’s leading companies and solution providers. In addition to viewing the latest industry innovations, attendees will also be invited to the Career Zone, Innovation City, Business Center, Networking Lounge, Business Hall Sessions, and more – each will offer a unique experience spanning areas such as networking, job procurement, cutting-edge products, and more.
Get Registered for Black Hat USA 2019:
- Black Hat Trainings 2019, Alexandria, VA, October 17-18
- Black Hat Trainings 2019, Tokyo, Japan, October 24-25
- Black Hat Europe 2019, London, UK, December 2-5
- Black Hat Asia 2020, Singapore, March 31 – April 3
About Black Hat
For more than 20 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends. These high-profile global events and trainings are driven by the needs of the security community, striving to bring together the best minds in the industry. Black Hat inspires professionals at all career levels, encouraging growth and collaboration among academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe and Asia. More information is available at: blackhat.com. Black Hat is brought to you by Informa Tech.
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