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For a Pass Comparison Chart click here.

Briefing Prices - All Pricing in US Dollars (USD) and includes full access to the Business Hall and Arsenal.

Briefing Dates: July 26 & 27

Training Prices - All Pricing in US Dollars (USD) and includes full access to the Business Hall and Arsenal.

Training Dates: July 22-25

Please check individual Training description pages for Training prices and dates.

Business Hall Pass Prices - All Pricing in US Dollars (USD) and includes full access to the Business Hall, Sponsored Sessions, Sponsored Workshops and Arsenal. The Business Pass does not allow the option to pre-purchase a DEFCON badge.

Business Hall Dates: July 26 & 27

For every Business Pass sold, Black Hat will donate $100 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), up to a total of $50,000.

Registration Hours

  • Friday, July 21: 14:00 – 18:00
  • Saturday, July 22: 07:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday, July 23: 08:00 – 18:30
  • Monday, July 24: 07:30 – 17:00
  • Tuesday, July 25: 08:00 – 18:00
  • Wednesday, July 26: 06:30 – 19:00
  • Thursday, July 27: 08:30 – 17:00


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Registration Terms & Conditions

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

Questions or Concerns?

All inquiries, correspondence and issues related to conference registration should be directed to Black Hat via email at blackhatregistration@ubm.com or call +1.415.947.6846 or toll free (within USA) +1.866.203.8081 Monday – Friday 0900 – 1600 PT.

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Letter of Justification Template

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

Letter of Justification (.doc) Letter of Justification (.pdf)

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Group Discount

Group Registration discounts are available for groups of six or more attendees registered and paid at the same time. Please see below for Group Registration pricing details:

Group Size Early (ends May 19) Regular (ends July 7)
ORIGINAL PRICE $2095 $2395
GROUP PASS PRICE 6-14 $1995 $2295
GROUP PASS PRICE 15+ $1895 $2195

If you are interested in receiving a group discount, please contact BHGroupRegistration@ubm.com to request a group form or inquire about the group registration process.

Registration Policies: Cancellations, Substitutions & Changes

Academic Registration

Academic Pass registration is open to any member of the academia who can prove they are either a full-time student or full-time professors at an accredited university. An academic pass gives students and professors access to the Black Hat Briefings during the 2017 series of events.

We welcome those members of the academic community who can provide a valid, accredited university ID and meet any one of the additional criteria below, to apply for the academic rate to attend Black Hat Briefings.


Full-time University Professor


Academic Registrations are ONLY accepted in advance of the event, the deadline to apply is July 21, 2017 by 1600 PT. After this date and time, no further requests will be considered, including on-site. All academic registration requests and required documentation must be received on or prior to July 21, 2017 by 1600 PT.

Once you have completed the steps to register for the Black Hat Academic rate, you must submit your supporting documentation no later than 5 business days after your original registration date, otherwise, your registration will be cancelled. We will review/verify the information provided and determine your eligibility within 3-5 business days after receiving your supporting documents. For additional questions please contact the registration team at blackhatregistration@ubm.com.

Media Registration

Please click here for complete Media Registration details.