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ALL pass holders get full access to the additional programs and special events listed on this page. For details on what's included with each pass type view the pass comparison chart.

Arsenal

Arsenal

Arsenal, an open-source tool demo area allows independent researchers to showcase their products and developments with the Black Hat community. Tools cover a variety of tracks, from mobile hacking to network defense. Check out the latest vulnerability assessment and threat management resources with live, small group presentations by tool creators and developers.

View the USA Arsenal Lineup »

Business Hall

Business Hall

The industry's top solution providers and start-ups are bringing the latest technologies and security services to the Black Hat USA Business Hall. The 2018 expansion brings more opportunities for vendor, attendee and community engagement.

Learn more about the Business Hall »

 
Community Programs

Community Programs

Black Hat strives to provide programs that educate and engage groups and individuals from all different backgrounds. Stay tuned as we announce special events and activities, as well as sessions addressing relevant issues impacting the InfoSec community.

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Day Zero

Day Zero

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 for both first-time and long-time Black Hat attendees. Begin building your conference schedule and network during #BHUSA Day Zero 2018.

More about Day Zero »

 
Kali Linux Dojo

Kali Linux Dojo

The Kali Linux team will be onsite, once again to run an all day, hands-on program for Black Hat attendees. Build and customize your own version of Kali, get expert advice regarding client data protection, catch up with the new Kali community efforts, and learn about the new "Kali Revealed" book and KLCP certification. Seating will be based on a first come, first-served, drop-in basis and is open to all pass types.

More about Kali Linux »

Merchandise Store

Merchandise Store

Commemorate your Black Hat experience with official merchandise, only available at Black Hat events. Pick up hoodies, tee shirts, baby gifts and other memorabilia in the Merchandise Store and purchase copies of highly-regarded technical manuals and training materials in the Bookstore.

 
Network Operations Center

Network Operations Center

The Network Operations Center (NOC) houses the team and tools used to build and monitor the Black Hat network. Attendees can visit the NOC for a glimpse into the state-of-the-art network and insight from the team tasked with developing and defending it.

Learn more about the NOC »

Parties & Networking

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.

Check out all the Parties and Networking Events here »

 
Pwnie Awards

Pwnie Awards

Black Hat USA will once again provide the venue for the Pwnie Awards, InfoSec's premier award show celebrating the achievements and failures of the security community over the past year.

For more information about the awards please visit the official Pwnie Awards website at pwnies.com.

Sponsored Sessions & Workshops

Sponsored Sessions & Workshops

These 50-minute sessions and workshops offer presentations on a number of security strategies and themes. From application security to security consulting and implementation, presenters will offer their expertise on the ways and means to stay on top of the latest industry developments and resources.

 
Video Recordings

Video Recordings

Afraid of missing an interesting Briefing? You can purchase official Black Hat Briefings recordings on-site at a substantial discount. Source of Knowledge (SoK) will have sales locations on both Levels 2 and 3. Recordings are available for online streaming or direct USB purchase for individuals or enterprises.