Sponsor Activities

Diamond Sponsors


Enjoy Topgolf on Wednesday, August 8, 8 - 11 p.m. Space is limited, register now. And visit us in booth #504 for demos, theater presentations, a pair of Talos socks, and a chance to win an Xbox One X. Learn more.


Cylance® invites you to join us August 8 at 11:30 AM for a "CyBot: Open-Source Threat Intelligence Chat Bot (Full Circle)" session led by Tony Lee, Senior Director of Consulting Services. Also, be sure to visit us at Booth #604 for a demonstration of the predictive power and proven effectiveness of the CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS endpoint and EDR solutions.


Join Forcepoint's Principal Data Scientist Chris Poirel Wednesday, August 8 from 12:40 - 1:30 p.m. for "Using Language Modeling to Verify User Identities." In this session, Poirel will show how multiple facets of language modeling are an integral part of a cybersecurity program in addition to UEBA and risk-adaptive protection.


How do people and machines work together to outsmart attackers and adapt to rapidly changing conditions? Visit McAfee booth #812 for a new interactive SOC demonstration of human-machine teaming, which enables detection of invisible threats and simplified response and remediation. Visit us to challenge your cybersecurity skills. Get a taste of Human Machine teaming now.


Rapid7 (booth #804) is breaking down silos and transforming how Security, IT, and Development teams work together to drive secure innovation. The Rapid7 Insight platform provides shared the visibility, automation, and connected workflows needed to manage vulnerabilities, threats, and performance issues that put organizations at risk. Learn more and start your free trial at www.rapid7.com.


Do your security tools and processes deliver the visibility, insight, and action you require? Visit RSA in Booth 612 and see how our evolved SOC solution provides the right tools, data, and context needed to mitigate digital risk and protect what matters most - from endpoint to the boardroom. Learn more at rsa.com/blackhat.


Our research shows cyberattackers have a 7-day head start on security. Visit Tenable Booth #404 for actionable tips on how to eliminate the attackers' window of opportunity. Get the free Tenable Research report now.

Platinum Plus Sponsors


Stop by Booth #528 to get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch during our speaking session 'From the Defender's Dilemma to the Intruder's Dilemma' with Sanjay Ramnath, VP, Product Marketing at AlienVault, on Wednesday, August 8th at 10:20am in Oceanside E. We will have a live drawing for the Switch during the session, so be sure to bring your raffle ticket with you!


Visit Booth#228 and see how The Bromium Secure Platform stops attacks and protects your endpoints using virtualization-based security. Every time a user opens a web page, downloads a file, or clicks on an email link, Bromium creates a micro-virtual machine, isolating each task and any malware it may contain.

Carbon Black

Join Carbon Black in booth #820 to learn how you can move to the cloud. Sync with our experts in the booth to see how you can leverage the Predictive Security Cloud, best your co-workers in the Carbon Combat Arcade Challenge, and sign-up for our annual user conference – Carbon Black Connect! www.carbonblack.com


Cofense stops phishing attacks in progress. Phishing is one the leading threats facing enterprises today. Despite all of the investments in "next-gen" security, bad emails will still make it onto your network. Cofense Triage is an Anti-Phishing Orchestration, Automation and Response Platform. Come to the Cofense Booth to learn more. www.cofense.com


CrowdStrike booth #520 is the place to be on Wednesday: Meet legendary Formula One Champion Mario Andretti; get an autographed copy of "Hacking Exposed" by author and CrowdStrike CEO, George Kurtz; be among the first 200 visitors and enter to win an all-expense-paid VIP racing weekend including an Andretti ride-along; and much more! Visit: CrowdStrike Black Hat.


The show is about to begin! Visit the Cybereason Movie Theater at booth #420 and grab a bag of fresh popcorn, a limited edition t-shirt, and learn how you can automate hunting, investigations, event correlation, and all that tedious querying with AI Hunting.


At booth #236, Discover how Darktrace's cyber-AI platform can provide self-defense for whole digital infrastructures including cloud, IoT, and ICS. Join Justin Fier, Director of Cyber Intelligence in a discussion about the future of AI attacks on Thursday, August 9th at 11am at Oceanside. www.darktrace.com/black-hat-2018

Digital Guardian

Check out Digital Guardian's session, Big Game Threat Hunting: Become an Expert Marksmen on Wednesday, August 8 at 4:10pm. Join us as Tim Bandos, Sr. Director, Cybersecurity, conducts an in-depth tutorial on the latest Threat Hunting techniques. For more information on Digital Guardian visit us here.


Catch one of our presentations and win a trip around the world! Check out ESET's brand-new portfolio of enterprise solutions and take home Garmin smartwatch or Jedi Challenges AR headset. Oh, and don't miss the cool music and the cocktails. Join ESET at Booth 928 for serious and fun stuff!

Palo Alto Networks

Visit the Palo Alto Networks team in the Black Hat NOC for the second year in a row, for a glimpse into the state of the art security, stability, and visibility of a world-class enterprise network. Take a tour of the Black Hat NOC and check out the action.


Calling all superheroes! Webroot is hiring. Join our team and help us protect millions from cybercriminals. No spandex required. Stop by booth 436 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday to speak with Webroot Senior Global Talent Manager, Jason Berumen.

Contest Promotions

Booz Allen Hamilton

Kaizen Capture the Flag Contest

Date: Wednesday, August 8 | 12:00am-11:00pm
Tracks: Special Events, Contests

Show off your cyber savvy in the Booz Allen Kaizen Capture the Flag! Our Internet-accessible CTF has challenges for all skill levels. Over $2,000 in prizes up for grabs! Register here!


Date: Saturday, August 4 | 12:00am-11:00pm
Tracks: Special Events, Contests

We're granting $5,000+, per-project, to develop software micro-engines with one mission: automated detection of malware in submissions to the PolySwarm marketplace.