Black Hat Trainings

The Black Hat Trainings offer attendees deeply technical hands-on courses on topics ranging from broader offensive security to the latest in penetration testing, infrastructure hacking, mobile application security, analyzing automotive electrical systems, and everything in between. Often designed exclusively for Black Hat, these hands-on attack and defense courses are led by some of the most sought after industry and subject matter experts from all over the world with the goal of defining and defending tomorrow’s information security landscape.

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Upcoming Events

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Trainings Selections

Call for Trainings precede registration launching for regional Black Hat events (Asia, USA, Europe). Instructors interested in teaching at a Black Hat event are invited to submit a course proposal for consideration.

2-day and 4-day course formats are currently accepted in a number of security topics. For more details on Call for Trainings, visit here.

All Call For Trainings submissions are reviewed by The Black Hat Trainings Review Board; a panel of distinguished cyber security professionals with expertise across a variety of disciplines.

CPEs and Certificates

Those who are certified through ISC2 and CompTIA can earn 16 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for attending two-day Trainings and 32 CPE credits for four-day Trainings.

Black Hat does not maintain records of earned CPE credits. However, at the end of your Trainings course, you will receive a digital certificate of completion that you can share to attest to your course completion. Digital credentials provide a more sustainable, verifiable and secure pathway for Black Hat Training attendees to share their achievements.

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