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FAQs

Pass Types & Event Registration Options

If I'm only interested in one of the Training courses, do I have to attend the conference?
No, you can attend just one Training course (2-day or 4-day). However, your Trainings badge will grant you access to the Business Hall, Arsenal, and sponsor activities on August 8 & 9, if you wish to attend.

If I want to attend a Training course and Briefings, do I need to complete two separate registrations?
No, just select one of the Briefings + Trainings package options on the Package page when you register.

Do I get a discount if I registered for both Training and Briefings? OR what's the cost for Training and Briefings?
No, we do not offer discounts on combined packages. We have four main package types (Trainings Only, Briefings Only, Briefings + Trainings, and Business Pass). Please view the Pass Comparison Chart on the Registration page for information on what each pass provides: blackhat.com/us-18/pass-comparison.html.

Can I attend the expo only? If yes, do I need to purchase a pass?
Yes, the Business Pass grants access to the Business Hall on Level 2. View the Pass Comparison chart for a full list of what's included with the Business Pass. The price of a Business Pass is $595 before August 4th and $695 onsite during the event: blackhat.com/us-18/registration.html#businesspass.


Briefings

Will I receive CPE credits for attending Briefings?
Yes, Black Hat provides Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for those who are certified through (ISC)2. To receive credits for attending Briefings and/or Trainings enter your certificate number on the online registration form. For more information visit our Terms and Conditions page.

When is the Briefings Schedule available?
The schedule is made available 4-5 weeks before the event.

Will Briefings materials be posted online?
Yes, Briefings materials will be posted on the Black Hat USA website after 18:00 HRS Pacific Time on Thursday, August 9.

Can I purchase the Briefings recordings?
Yes, Source of Knowledge will be onsite selling Briefings presentation recordings. For more information contact sales@sok-media.com.


Additional information can be found on the Attendee Resources page.