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ALL pass holders get full access to the additional programs and special events listed on this page. Check out the Features Schedule for more information. For details on what's included with each pass type view the pass comparison chart.
August 10-11, 2022
Arsenal brings independent researchers to showcase their open-source tools with the Black Hat community. Tools cover a variety of tracks, from mobile hacking to network defense. Learn about the latest resources and developments for tool creators and developers.
August 10-11, 2022
The industry's top solution providers and start-ups will showcase the latest technologies and security services in the Black Hat USA Business Hall. The virtual expansion enables more opportunities for attendee, solution provider and community engagement.
Black Hat strives to provide programs that educate and engage groups and individuals from all different backgrounds. Stay tuned as we announce special events, activities, and sessions designed to address issues impacting the InfoSec community, as well as new partnerships and scholarship programs to increase access to Black Hat and security information.
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Back at Black Hat USA, Dark Reading News Desk will be bringing you video interviews with conference speakers and sponsors via live steam. Check back for line up over the two days and follow the action on Twitter at #DRNewsDesk.
August 9 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM | Islander EI, Level 1
Before diving into two jam-packed days of hacks and research, hear insider's recommendations on how to make the most of your time, including a synopsis of this years can't-miss Briefings. Open to all pass types, Day Zero is designed to welcome both first-time and long-time Black Hat attendees. Begin building your conference schedule and network during #BHUSA Day Zero.
Innovation Spotlight Competition
Win your way to the Black Hat stage. Calling all Start-Ups, submit a 5-minute video showcasing your product or solution and be in the chance to win an exhibitor booth and speaking slot at Black Hat USA 2022.
Commemorate your Black Hat experience with official merchandise only available at Black Hat events. Order hoodies, tee shirts and other memorabilia of this milestone year in the online Merchandise Store.
Network Operations Center
At Black Hat Events, the Network Operations Center (NOC) houses the team and tools used to build and monitor the Black Hat network. Stay tuned for opportunities to learn from the team tasked with developing and defending it.
Parties & Networking
The day doesn't end when the sessions wrap up. Round out your experience and expand your networking opportunities with special events and activities hosted by Black Hat and our Partners. Many events require an RSVP, so be sure to reply early once events are announced.
August 10 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM | Lagoon KL, Level 2
Black Hat USA will once again host the Pwnie Awards, InfoSec's premier award show celebrating the achievements and failures of the security community over the past year.
As a way to introduce the next generation of security professionals to the community, Black Hat awards Briefings pass scholarships through a variety of programs. Learn more about the programs and apply below:
Sponsored Sessions & Workshops
Expert led 50-minute sessions and workshops offer presentations on a number of security strategies and themes. From application security to security consulting and implementation, these sessions & workshops will present a broad range of the latest industry developments and resources.