Black Hat West Coast Trainings Early Registration Deadline Today

Register by Oct. 24 at Midnight EDT to Save on Black Hat's First Ever Highly Technical Training Event in Seattle

Oct 24, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the final day for Black Hat West Coast Trainings early registration pricing. Attendees who register by midnight, October 24, will save $200 on some of the most sought-after trainings Black Hat has to offer. This four-day event will bring together the security community's brightest researchers to unleash hands-on Training courses previously only available during Black Hat's core international events. The event, covering the very latest InfoSec research and intelligence, will take place take place December 9 – 12, 2013, at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA. For more information and to register, please visit


"There is incredibly high demand in the industry for this level of technical expertise and training," explained Trey Ford, General Manger, Black Hat. "Offering the community another opportunity to take advantage of these popular courses in a tech hub like Seattle was a no brainer. Our goal is to continue cultivating the discussions and trainings that help define tomorrow's information security landscape."

Some highlights of the upcoming West Coast Trainings include:

  • Pentesting with Kali Linux: Offensive Security, the team behind Kali, has re-written this course from the ground up to reflect the most modern and effective techniques that all penetration testers need to know. Pentest bash scripting? Reverse tunneling and exfiltration? Exploiting Windows apps? It's all here and more.
  • Adaptive Penetration Testing: This challenging, fast-paced course will teach attendees how to best use available tools and methodologies to accurately emulate modern threats, all while adapting to tightening budgets, limited timeframes and diverse skillsets.
  • Adaptive Red Team Tactics: To combat the constantly evolving attacker, participants will develop stealth, evasion and persistence techniques to effectively emulate the enemy and demonstrate the impact of a successful attack.
  • Assessing and Exploiting Control Systems with SamuraiSTFU: Going far beyond your traditional SCADA security course, attendees will experience hands-on penetration testing techniques used to test embedded electronic field devices, network protocols, RF communications and controlling servers of ICS and Smart Grid systems.

As with all popular Black Hat courses, the West Coast Trainings will fill up quickly, since they were selected based upon the high demand for their content. Be sure to reserve a spot in the Training course(s) of your choice while they are still available. You can find the full list of Trainings here. Please visit the registration page for additional information.

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

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