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Briefing Prices



Ends May 31
11:59PM EST



Ends July 24
11:59PM EST



Ends Aug 1
11:59PM EST

Training Prices

Please check individual training description pages for training prices. Training courses may be cancelled due to either a Trainer cancelation, low enrollment or other reasons beyond our control. In the event that your selected Training course is cancelled, you will be contacted to make an alternate choice.

Registration Hours

  • Friday, July 26 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 27 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 28 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Monday, July 29 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 30 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 31 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 1 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


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Registration Terms & Conditions

You agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions when you register online through our website.

Special Request Forms

Black Hat Registration Update Form Add a Class - Please Call Black Hat Registration:
(415) 947-6846 or (866) 203-8081
Change Class: Please Call Black Hat Registration:
(415) 947-6846 or (866) 203-8081

Questions or Concerns?

All inquiries, correspondence and issues related to conference registration should be directed to Black Hat via email at ( or fax (+1 415-947-6011).

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Letter of Justification Template

If you need a document to help convince your manager of the value of your attending Black Hat USA, please download one of the documents below and edit to meet your needs.

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TRAININGS: All fully paid Trainings delegates will receive continental breakfast, lunch and two coffee services per day of paid attendance.

BRIEFINGS: All fully paid Briefings delegates will receive continental breakfast and two coffee services per day of paid attendance.

* Lunch is not included in the cost of Briefings passes. *

Our lunch options have changed for 2013. Black Hat is now offering the option to pre-purchase lunch vouchers for either or both days of Briefings during the registration process. A plated, sit down lunch will be served in the event space at Caesars Palace. Lunch vouchers may only be purchased before 5:00 PM PST, July 24, 2013. Lunch tickets will not be sold on site.

All lunch vouchers will be distributed when you pick up your badge. Lunch vouchers denote the day of use and are not transferable for alternate days of use.

Fees are non-refundable for any of the meal functions, whether you participate or not. We do our best to fulfill special meal needs and requests, however we cannot guarantee that we will be able to meet them.

All meal and reception only tickets are non-refundable.

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Group Reg

10% Off
Groups of 6+
Group Reg

15% Off
Groups of 12+

Group discounts are available for groups of 6 or more attendees. All members of the group must be registered at the same time, on the same form. Late additions to a group are not allowed. The discount rate is applicable for the Briefings only; there are no additional discounts for Training unless there are 6 or more persons from your group attending the same class and session, and will be based on the rate at the time that we receive your completed Group Registration Form and list of delegates.

Requests must be received by June 15 and registrations must be paid in full by July 1.

General Notes

If you qualify for a Group Registration Discount and would like to take advantage of this, please download the Group Registration Form, complete and fax to (415) 947-6011.

Once you have completed the Black Hat Group Registration, we will review/verify/process all members of the group within 3-5 business days. For additional questions please contact the registration team at (415) 947-6846 or toll free at (866) 203-8081, Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm PST.

Please make a point to pre-register. Group Registration will close on June 15, 2013, and any additional registration after this time will be at the current stated Black Hat Briefings rate on Registration at the live event will be at the full on-site delegate registration fee.

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Required Credentials for a Media Pass

Please note: media badges allow access to Briefings only.

Due to high demand, media badges to Black Hat are limited in number. All requests for a media pass are very closely qualified by the Black Hat PR team. Only commercial news outlets, major analyst firms and leading industry bloggers will be issued media badges. Private consultants are not eligible for a media pass, and should request a pass from their sponsoring company.

To be considered for a complimentary media pass for Black Hat, the applicant must cover the information security industry on a regular basis by writing frequent reports or publishing relevant articles on the industry that are not solicited by an exhibiting company and are not confidential.

All applicants are required to provide links to bylined articles, reports or blog posts clearly indicating authorship.

At the event, you will be required to present a business card, government issued picture ID, and proof of confirmation. On occasion, for on-site applicants we will require articles on your organization's masthead and contact information for your assignment editor should we need it to validate your credentials before issuing you a media pass.

During the conference we will provide a press room with Internet access and electrical outlets for laptop computers. If you need a separate room for filming interviews, please request it in advance.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged due to limited space. Should you attempt to attain credentials on-site, we cannot guarantee complimentary media admission.

For examples of press coverage from Black Hat USA 2012, please visit here

Media pre-registration for Black Hat USA 2013 is now closed. In order to register for the event, you will be required to present all of the following credentials to the *Media Center located in the Messina room:

*Media Center hours
Tuesday,July 30     7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 31     7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 1     8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Questions? First please be sure to read all required credentials and additional details above.

For additional information not answered above, please contact Due to a high volume of requests, please allow 24 hour turnaround time for your inquiry.