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  • Black Hat USA 2010 Training: Pentesting with Backtrack by Offensive Security
    on March 10, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    This 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.

  • Black Hat USA 2010 Training: Application Security: For Hackers and Developers
    on March 9, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    By 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

  • Black Hat USA 2010 Training: Assaulting IPS
    on March 9, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    Learn to be become a skilled and knowledgeable IPS tester.

  • Free Black Hat March Webcast – Pen Testing the Web with Firefox by Michael Schearer (“theprez98”)
    on March 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm

    To register for this month’s webcast visit: https://www.blackhat.com/html/webcast/webcast-2010_auditassess.html

  • Black Hat USA 2010 Registration Now Open!
    on March 3, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    The Super Early Bird Rate closes on April 1.

  • Black Hat USA 2010 Call for Papers Closes May 1
    on March 3, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    Call for Papers for US 2010 is now open. Submit early since we had over 400 submissions last year for 90 speaking slots.

  • Black Hat Europe 2010 Call for Papers Closes March 1
    on February 16, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    We 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!

  • Feb 18 Webcast
    on February 11, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    Sign up for the Feb 18th Webcast, receive EUR 150 off Black Hat Europe 2010 Briefings Registration.

  • Black Hat DC 2010 – News – Security chip that does encryption in PCs hacked
    on February 9, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    Chris Tarnovsky’s DC 2010 presentation has been written up by the Associated Press.

  • Black Hat DC Keynote
    on January 21, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    We 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

  • Black Hat Europe 2010 Registration Now Open
    on January 20, 2010 at 4:20 pm

    Registration for Black Hat Europe 2010 Briefings & Training is now open. The Super Early rate closes on February 1.

  • Black Hat DC Reminder: Regular registration rate ends January 15
    on January 7, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    Register early to save $500 from the onsite rate.

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Hotel – Group Rate Extended
    on January 7, 2010 at 7:52 pm

    Black 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.

  • Official Announcement: Black Hat Abu Dhabi 2010
    on December 16, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Black 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.

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Early Bird Registration
    on December 14, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Save $200 by registering by December 15!

  • Visit the Black Hat booth during the Dec 9th virtual event and have access to all 2009 Black Hat event presentations.
    on December 8, 2009 at 11:07 pm

    If 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!

  • Register for the Dec 9th Virtual Event & Save $250 for Black Hat DC 2010 Briefings
    on December 8, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    Black 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.

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Hotel – Group Rate Available
    on December 8, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    Black 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.

  • Black Hat & Dark Reading Virtual Event December 9th – IT Security The Next Decade
    on December 3, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    InformationWeek’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. 

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Briefings Call for Papers – Last Day to Submit
    on December 1, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Deadline for submissions is today, December 1.

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Speakers Selected – Round 1
    on November 13, 2009 at 7:44 pm

    First round of Black Hat DC 2010 speakers have been selected. We have a second round that should be coming through in the next week or so… which leaves very few slots (less than 10) left… If you have great research and want a chance to present, please complete the Call for Papers application ASAP since that closes on December 1 although it may close earlier if we fill the remaining slots before then.

  • Black Hat Webcast #14 – New Frontiers in Forensics w/Matthieu Suiche
    on October 19, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    Thursday, Oct 29th Time: 1:00 pm PT/4:00 pm ET Register at http://bit.ly/XXiuG Physical memory is definitely a goldmine of information and its analysis is part of several practices including troubleshooting, incident response, forensics investigation, etc. This webcast aims at explaining one major point and step: Why using Microsoft Crash Dump file format is way more efficient than a common raw dump under a Windows machine for forensics analysis.

  • Black Hat Webcast No. 13 – Privacy/Anonymity
    on September 18, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    The 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. Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 1:00 pm Pacific/4:00 pm Eastern

  • Black Hat DC 2010 Briefings Call for Papers Now Open
    on September 2, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    The Call for Papers for DC 2010 is now open. Deadline for submissions is December 1.

  • Black Hat Webcast #12: USA 2009 Wrap-Up – Today – Thursday, Aug 27
    on August 27, 2009 at 3:15 pm

    Get one on one access with some of the hottest presenters from the most daring security event in the world. Black Hat Webcast #12 is Thursday, August 27 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. Webcast participants: Zane Lackey and Luis Miras: Attacking SMS David Dewey: The Language of Trust, Exploiting Trust Relationships in Active Content Moxie Marlinspike: More Tricks For Defeating SSL Alex Stamos: Cloud Computing Models and Vulnerabilities, Raining on the Trendy New Parade

  • Black Hat Webcast #12: USA 2009 Wrap-Up – Thursday, Aug 27
    on August 26, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    There 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. Webcast participants: Zane Lackey and Luis Miras: Attacking SMS David Dewey: The Language of Trust, Exploiting Trust Relationships in Active Content Moxie Marlinspike: More Tricks For Defeating SSL Alex Stamos: Cloud Computing Models and Vulnerabilities, Raining on the Trendy New Parade

  • Black Hat Webcast #12: USA 2009 Wrap-Up – Rescheduled
    on August 19, 2009 at 5:48 pm

    The 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.

  • Black Hat Webcast #12: USA 2009 Wrap-Up
    on August 18, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    The 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.

  • Black Hat USA 2009 Speaker Presentation Materials – Alexander Tereshkin and Rafal Wojtczuk
    on August 17, 2009 at 9:51 pm

    The following speakers have submitted updated presentation materials:Introducing Ring -3 Rootkits by Alexander Tereshkin and Rafal WojtczukAttacking Intel® Bios by Alexander Tereshkin and Rafal Wojtczuk

  • Black Hat USA 2009 Speaker Presentation Materials – Aug 12 – Added and Updated
    on August 12, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    The following speakers have submitted updated presentation materials:Exploratory Android by Jesse Burns Reversing and Exploiting an Apple® Firmware Update by K. Chen How Economics and Information Security Affects Cyber Crime and What It Means in the Context of a Global Recession by Peter Guerra Veiled: A Browser-based Darknet by Billy Hoffman and Matt Wood The Conficker Mystery by Mikko Hypponen Attacking SMS by Zane Lackey and Luis Miras Keynote: Cyberspace, A Fragile Ecosystem by Robert LentzRecoverable Advanced Metering Infrastructure by Mike Davis Managed Code Rootkits: Hooking into the Runtime Environments by Erez Metula Fuzzing the Phone in your Phone by Charlie Miller & Collin Mulliner Breaking the security myths of Extended Validation SSL Certificates by Alexander Sotirov and Mike ZusmanOur Favorite XSS Filters and How to Attack Them by Eduardo Vela Nava and David Lindsay

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