Join more than 7,500 of the industry’s top security experts, 180 of the world’s most cutting edge researchers and 150 of the industry’s top companies at Black Hat USA 2014. The 2014 Business Hall brings more opportunities for attendee, vendor and community engagement, including, Innovation City for start-ups, Vendor Sessions for education, Business Center for private meetings, and Networking Lounges for attendees.

Business Hall Hours

Wednesday, August 6: 10:00 – 19:00
Thursday, August 7: 10:00 – 17:00

What's New in the Business Hall


Designated area for start-ups to showcase cutting-edge products and solutions and engage with the community


One-hour sponsored presentations in the Business Hall Theater, presented by leading researchers and security experts


The primary destination for attendees to network, conduct informal meetings and enjoy food and beverages


Selected area for private meeting rooms and suites to conduct business with clients, colleagues and press

Attendee Profile

  • PURCHASE AUTHORITY: Approximately two out of three Black Hat USA attendees have a role in their company’s purchase decisions; approximately 70% define solution requirements and nearly 90% influence solution selection
  • JOB TITLE: Nearly 40% are Manager-level or above, including 15% C-level Executives, Presidents, Vice Presidents or Owners
  • INDUSTRY: Information and Networking Security, IT/Telecommunications and Financial Services round out the top three
  • COMPANY SIZE: 60% of attendees work for a company with more than 1,000 employees, with 38% of those employed by companies larger than 10,000 employees
  • INTERNATIONAL REACH: Black Hat USA has expanded its global reach with nearly 20% international attendance

Delegate Snapshot

  • Accenture - Senior Manager - Information Security
  • American Express - Senior IT Security Specialist
  • Comcast - Senior Manager, Information Security
  • Department of Justice - Chief Systems Security Officer
  • ExxonMobil Corporation - Security Principal
  • JP Morgan Chase - Mobile Application Security Lead
  • Kellogg – CISO
  • Lockheed Martin - Chief Security Officer
  • Microsoft - Chief Security Advisor
  • Mozilla Corporation - Security Program Manager
  • - Senior Information Security Engineer
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics - Chief Product Security Officer
  • Sony Music - VP, IT Security
  • The Boeing Company - Application Pen Tester
  • U.S. Dept. of State - Cyber Analyst

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