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Black Hat Arsenal

August 6, 2014 | 1000-1800 | Breakers EFKL
August 7, 2014 | 1000-1700 | Breakers EFKL

Returning bigger than ever, Black Hat is pleased to once again present Arsenal--a Tool/Demo area where independent researchers and the open source community will showcase some awesome weapons.

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August 7-10, 2014 | Rio Hotel, Las Vegas

Planning on attending DEF CON this year but don't want to head to the Rio and potentially miss out at Black Hat? As a registered Black Hat USA 2014 attendee, you can now pre-purchase your DEF CON pass for $220.00. Black Hat USA is the only place that you can pre-register for DEF CON and you can pick up your badge onsite. DEF CON tickets will not be sold on-site at Black Hat USA

Learn more on pre-purchasing your DEF CON pass.



August 5, 2014 | Time TBD | South Seas Ballroom E

Executives from Global 2000 corporations and Federal agencies are invited to attend a full day of high-level discussions about topics unique to Black Hat.

Coming soon -- Apply to the Executive Summit


Pwnie Awards

August 6, 2014 | 1830-1930 | Location TBD

In 2014, the Black Hat USA Briefings are once again providing the venue for the Pwnie Awards, the security industry's premier award show celebrating the achievements and failures of the security community over the past year.

For more information about the awards or to submit a nomination, please visit the official Pwnie Awards website at http://pwnies.com.

Business Hall

Business Hall

August 6, 2014 | 1000-1900
August 7, 2014 | 1000-1700

The Business Hall features more than 150 of the industry’s top solution providers and start-ups, showcasing the latest tools, technologies and services supporting the security community. The 2014 expansion brings more opportunities for vendor, attendee and community engagement, including:

  • Innovation City – Designated area for start-ups to showcase cutting-edge products and solutions and engage with the community
  • Vendor Sessions – One-hour sponsored presentations in the Business Hall Theater, presented by leading researchers and security experts
  • Attendee Networking Lounge – The primary destination for attendees to network, conduct informal meetings and enjoy food and beverages
  • Business Center – Selected area for private meeting rooms and suites to conduct business with clients, colleagues and press

Contact [email protected] for more info.



August 6 -7, 2014 | Palm Foyer

Juniper will host the Wi-Fi Networking Lounge, located on Level 3. Take a break and relax in a sleek, furnished lounge with full Wi-Fi, mobile device charging outlets and a cocktail bar.

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Sponsored Workshops


August 6-7, 2014 | 1015-1800 | Mandalay Bay I, J, K, L

Black Hat USA 2014 Sponsored Workshops will provide the opportunity for attendees to learn, train and share knowledge in a classroom or workshop environment. This is a chance to see and test products, technologies or services from pre-screened partners—without marketing and/or sales pitches.

Sponsored Sessions

Sponsored Sessions

August 6-7, 2014 | Business Hall




August 4 -7, 2014 | Reef F

Get your Black Hat branded merchandize – T-shirts, jackets, mugs, barware, lab coats and more! Please note: No cash will be accepted. Purchases can be made with any major credit or debit card.

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August 4-7, 2014 | Reef F

Come by the official bookstore and browse the latest titles in security.

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Audio & Video

Event Audio & Video Booth

August 6-7, 2014 | Location TBD

The Source of Knowledge will be onsite to sell audio and video recordings of the Briefings sessions. Their booth will be located outside of LOCATION TBD. You can purchase the media onsite at a substantial discount.

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