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World's Leading Information Security Events Launch Black Hat Asia in Singapore, March 25-28, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the opening of registration for Black Hat Asia 2014. Returning to Asia for the first time since 2008, this four-day event will bring together the world's brightest information security professionals and researchers to reveal vulnerabilities that impact everything from popular consumer devices to critical international infrastructure and everything in between. These world class Briefings will come after two days of high intensity and deeply technical Training courses taught by the industry's most renowned instructors. Black Hat Asia will take place March 25-28, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.blackhat.com/asia-14/.
"We couldn't be more thrilled about returning to Asia in 2014," explained Trey Ford, General Manager, Black Hat. "Black Hat held its first event in Singapore back in 2000, and has watched the information security community grow into an industrial powerhouse. After three great years in Abu Dhabi, we're excited to gather the industry's best in beautiful Singapore."
Starting the week with hands-on Training courses (March 25-26), attendees have the option to register for individual technical deep-dives on topics ranging from the latest in penetration testing to exploiting web applications and even defending and building SCADA systems. Industry and subject matter experts from all over the world will teach these courses in an effort to help define and defend tomorrow's information security landscape. For information on course pricing and registration, please check the individual Training pages here: http://www.blackhat.com/asia-14/training/index.html.
Following the two days of Trainings, internationally leading security researchers will take the stage to share their latest work and exploits with attendees through Black Hat's esteemed Briefings (March 27-28). The Black Hat Briefings were created more than 16 years ago to provide computer security professionals a place to learn the very latest in information security risks, research and trends. Black Hat is seeking groundbreaking research to fill both 25 and 50 minute speaking slots. If interested in submitting, please visit our Call for Papers page: http://blackhat.com/asia-14/call-for-papers.html. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 8, 2014.
Last but certainly not least, the Black Hat Arsenal is back by popular demand and will be coming to Singapore for Black Hat Asia 2014. This special event provides researchers and the open source community a venue to demonstrate their recent work and weapons live. Running concurrently with the Briefings (March 27-28), all Black Hat Asia delegates will have access to the Arsenal's latest tools. Be on the lookout for a detailed schedule.
For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.blackhat.com/asia-14/registration.html.
Sponsors of Black Hat Asia 2014 include Diamond Sponsor: Juniper Networks and Gold Sponsor: Qualys.
Future Black Hat Dates and Events
Black Hat Regional Summit, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 26-27, 2013
Black Hat Trainings, Seattle, Washington, December 9-12, 2013
Black Hat Asia 2014, Singapore, March 25-28, 2014
Black Hat USA 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 2-7, 2014
Black Hat Europe 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 14-17, 2014
Connect with Black Hat
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LinkedIn Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=37658
About Black Hat
For more than 16 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends. These high-profile global events and trainings are driven by the needs of the security community, striving to bring together the best minds in the industry. Black Hat inspires professionals at all career levels, encouraging growth and collaboration among academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe and Asia, and are produced by UBM Tech. More information is available at: http://www.blackhat.com.
About UBM Tech
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides it's users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat,DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, Interop, and Light Reading.Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech.
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