Black Hat announced details for its virtual event, taking place August 1st – 6thBlack Hat USA virtual will offer a robust lineup of content including nearly 80 Trainings, 90 Briefings, community and sponsored programming, a virtual Business Hall, Arsenal program, PWNIE Awards, CISO Summit, and networking opportunities.


Briefings will take place on August 5th and 6th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. An all-access Briefings pass will cost $995 and includes online access to all Briefings, the Arsenal program, community programs and resources and sponsored sessions. It also includes Q&A opportunities with researchers, on-demand access to all Briefings after the event and full access to the virtual Business Hall.

Presented by today’s most influential researchers and professionals, talks will span everything from cyber-physical systems research, election security, mobile vulnerabilities and more. A few highlights include:

  • Whispers Among the Stars: A Practical Look at Perpetrating (and Preventing) Satellite Eavesdropping Attacks: Presents an experimental look at attacking satellite broadband communications across land, air and sea, finding that an attacker can use $300 of home television equipment to spy from thousands of miles away.
  • Election Security: Securing America’s Future: The Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will outline how the U.S. is preparing to run a secure U.S. 2020 election in the midst of COVID-19.
  • Stealthily Access Your Android Phones: Bypass the Bluetooth Authentication: Researchers will discuss a zero-day vulnerability that can bypass Android’s Bluetooth authentication process to gain profile access and steal sensitive information.

View the current list of Briefings here:

Community Programs
Black Hat will continue to host unique community programs and provide helpful resources and scholarships for information security professionals. Attendees can participate in conversations specific to the issues impacting information security professionals and will have access to helpful resources to navigate the uncertainly brought on by COVID-19. Scholarships are available for those in under-severed communities, those impacted by COVID-19 and more. For more information, visit: For scholarship details, visit:

Business Hall
The virtual Business Hall will feature a variety of product zones including Incident Response, Risk & Compliance, Infrastructure Security, and more to showcase the latest technology from leading information security solutions providers. Additionally, the Business Hall pass will include access to all demo tools in the Black Hat Arsenal, featured sessions including those from Dark Reading and Omdia, sponsored sessions, career-related resources in the Career Zone, virtual networking opportunities and more. The virtual Business Hall will take place August 5th and 6th and is free to attend.

From August 1st – 4th, Black Hat will offer nearly 80 deeply technical Training courses led by the information security industry’s top trainers and professionals. Courses will span topics ranging from broader offensive security to the latest in penetration testing, infrastructure hacking, mobile application security, analyzing automotive electrical systems and more. For more information on the lineup, visit: