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Briefings provide the InfoSec community with the latest research in information security risks, developments and trends. Security experts from around the globe present their ground-breaking research, new vulnerabilities, open-source tools, zero-day exploits, and more. Security topics range from critical information infrastructure to IoT, network defense, mobile devices, applied security, and everything in between. Learn more below:
The Call for Papers is open months prior to each Black Hat Briefings event, enabling researchers to submit their current work for a chance to present a Black Hat Briefing.
All submissions are vetted by the Black Hat Review Board for uniqueness, overall content expertise and accuracy before any selections are made. Submissions are accepted for 30 and 40-minute presentation formats.
The Black Hat Review Board is comprised of some of the industry's most credible and distinguished security professionals and thought leaders across various areas of expertise within the information security community.
The Review Board advises Black Hat on its strategic direction, reviewing and programming conference content and providing unparalleled insight into the research community.
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Briefings presentation materials will be made available the day after the session is presented at Black Hat.
To download Briefings Presentations/White Papers/Tools (if provided by speaker):
- Navigate to Briefings > Schedule in the main event menu.
- Locate the desired session on the schedule.
- Click on the blue session title.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page (below the abstract/session summary) and if presentation materials are available, you will see a link under "Presentation Material".
- Click on the appropriate link to access the presentation materials.
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