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Black Hat Arsenal

July 31-August 1, 2013 | 10:00-18:00 | Milano Ballroom

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.

Click Here to See the Full Arsenal Content Lineup

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Def con 21

August 1-4, 2013 | 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 2013 attendee you can now pre-purchase your DEF CON pass for $180.00. Black Hat USA is the only place that you can pre-register for DEF CON and you can pick up your badge onsite.

Learn more on pre-purchasing your DEF CON pass.



July 30, 2013 | 09:30-18:30 | Roman I-IV

120 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.

Click Here to See the Full Executive Summit Lineup



July 31, 2013 | 18:30-19:30 | Augustus 3 + 4

In 2013 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



July 31, 2013 | 10:15-18:00 | Milano Ballroom

New for Black Hat USA 2013, 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.

Click here to view the Sponsored Workshops


wifi networking lounge

July 29 - Aug 1, 2013

Stroz Friedberg will host the brand new Wi-Fi Networking Lounge, located outside the Sponsor Hall. 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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Emperors level Outside Palace Ballroom III

Get your Black Hat branded merchandise - 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.

Black Hat Bookstore

July 29-Aug 1, 2013 | 08:00-18:00 | Emperors level

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

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July 31 - August 1, 2013 | Emperors level Outside Palace Ballroom I

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

Order the Complete Video Recordings Here

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