Black Hat USA Launches 2019 Call for Papers & Registration

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World’s Leading Information Security Event Returns to Las Vegas for its 22nd year, August 3-8

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Black Hat, the world’s leading producer of information security events, announces Registration and Call for Papers (CFP) for Black Hat USA 2019. Returning to Las Vegas, Black Hat will span six days and feature the very latest in information security research, development and trends. The event will kick off with four days of hands-on Trainings, followed by two days of world-class Briefings, a robust Business Hall housing today’s leading solution providers, an array of special events, and more.

Black Hat USA will take place August 3-8, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Early registration prices are available through May 24.

Highlights:  

Call for Papers (CFP) is Now Open: Black Hat is accepting groundbreaking research submissions for the Black Hat Briefings, the foundation of its renowned event program. Briefings cover the latest research, trends and best practices across today’s most pressing information security topics, from smart grid and industrial control to defense, IoT, community matters, and everything in between.

  • Potential speakers may submit for Briefings that are 25 or 50-minutes in length. The deadline for submissions is April 8, 2019 but early submissions are encouraged. For more information on Call for Papers, visit: blackhat.com/us-19/call-for-papers.html

Registration for Black Hat USA Trainings also Now Open: Black Hat will offer its largest Trainings lineup 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 advanced infrastructure hacking, defending medical environments, penetration testing, adversary simulation, and more. For information on the lineup and to save $300 on the course(s) of your choice by May 24, please visit: blackhat.com/us-19/training/schedule/index.html

Arsenal Call for Tools – Opens March 6: Returning to Black Hat, Arsenal will soon start accepting submissions from the open source community for the chance to showcase their latest and greatest tools. To learn more and to submit your tool before April 26, visit: blackhat.com/us-19/arsenal-overview.html

For more information and to get your registration or Briefings submission started for Black Hat USA 2019, please visit: blackhat.com/us-19/

Top partners and sponsors of Black Hat USA 2019 include:
Sustaining Partners: Accenture, Carbon Black, Cisco CrowdStrike, Qualys, Rapid7, Security Scorecard, Tenable; Global Partners: Cloudflare, Facebook, HackerOne, IntSights, Recorded Future, Qualys, Synopsys, Tenable; Diamond Sponsors: Cisco, CrowdStrike, Cylance, FireEye, LogRhythm, Palo Alto Networks, Qualys, Rapid7, Tenable; Platinum Plus Sponsors: AlienVault, Carbon Black, Cofense, Cybereason, Darktrace, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Juniper Networks, McAfee, Mimecast, NETSCOUT Systems, Recorded Future, RSA, SecurityScorecard, SentinelOne, Symantec, Synopsys. For all sponsorship opportunities, visit: blackhat.com/us-19/sponsors.html

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Future Black Hat Dates and Events

  • Black Hat Asia 2019, Singapore, March 26-29
  • Black Hat Europe 2019, London, UK, December 2-5

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 organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world.

To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit www.ubm.com and www.informa.com.

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