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Black Hat Marks 15th Anniversary By Bringing Back Experts Who Presented 15 Years Ago

Black Hat "futurist panel" brings together these industry veterans to discuss today's cutting-edge research and emergent technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week, Black Hat, producer of the world's premier information security events, will celebrate its 15th anniversary in Las Vegas with more than 6,500 high-level security experts, bringing together a community of public and private sector security professionals, academics and researchers. Experts from around the globe will be revealing the newest cyber security research, from breaking vulnerabilities to important findings that impact everything from global cyber espionage to personal computing. Black Hat is commemorating its storied history by bringing back five of the original 1998 speakers: Jeff Moss, Bruce Schneier, Marcus Ranum, Adam Shostack and Jennifer Granick, who will share their vision of security for the next 15 years with their panel, "Smashing the Future for Fun and Profit" on Wednesday, July 25th. For more information and to register before the online registration deadline of July 20th, please visit www.blackhat.com.

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Over the past 15 years, a unique and neutral forum has been created at Black Hat, where the security community can come together – public, private and independent practitioners – to exchange research, theories and experiences with the common goal of managing the ever-evolving threat landscape. The first Black Hat "futurist panel", being held on July 25th at 10:15am, brings together these industry veterans to discuss today's cutting edge research and emergent technologies, while reflecting back on where the security community has come from.

"No matter which incidents you examine—or which ones your enterprise must respond to—one thing is clear: security is not getting easier. The industry relies upon the Black Hat community to bring them timely security research and education," explained Black Hat General Manager, Trey Ford. "Bringing back these renowned experts is our way to celebrate the security community's past, present and future."

Online registration for Black Hat USA 2012 ends Friday, July 20th. Register now to save $400 on this year's show, featuring nine tracks and forty-nine live, onstage demonstrations presented by more than one hundred of the community's most respected security researchers.

Sponsors of this year's Black Hat include Diamond Sponsors: Qualys, Microsoft and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions; Platinum Sponsors: Accuvant LABS, Blue Coat Systems, Core Security, Cisco, IBM, Lieberman Software, LogRhythm, Mykonos Software, RSA, Symantec, Trustwave and Verizon.

To request media credentials to the event please see http://bit.ly/BHUSAmedia.

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About Black Hat Black Hat provides briefings and training to leading corporations and government agencies around the world. Black Hat differentiates itself by working at many levels within the corporate, government, and underground communities. This unmatched informational reach enables Black Hat attendees to be continuously aware of the newest vulnerabilities, defense mechanisms, and industry trends. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in Europe and Las Vegas. Black Hat is produced by UBM TechWeb. More information is available at www.blackhat.com.

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