Symantec @ Black Hat USA 2018

August 4-9, 2018 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, NV
Booth #912


Symantec @ Black Hat 2018

Booth #912

Date: August 4-9 (Expo Hall, August 8-9)

Venue: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

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Event Overview

Learn how to protect the cloud generation at Black Hat 2018.

Join Symantec's security researchers and experts as they share their analysis of the latest cyber threats, trends, and attackers. Visit us at booth #912 at Black Hat USA.

Get first-hand details on why Symantec is the first company to fully secure a large scale enterprise shift to the cloud with our Integrated Cyber Defense platform including:

  • Delivering unmatched threat intelligence and protection across your users, information, messaging, and web properties.
  • Integrating the best of cloud and on-premises technology in a scalable, enterprise security platform.
  • Providing a safe, well-defined path from where you are today to where you want to be tomorrow.

If you want to schedule a meeting with us, contact your account manager.

Symantec Sessions

Title: Why Anthropology & Psychology Will Be the Hottest Areas in Security

Speaker: Hugh Thompson, CTO

Abstract: Security is well into its epoch of mathematics and machine learning. Those tools will continue to be important, but what’s next? Learn why anthropology, psychology and design will be core competencies in how we do security in the future.

Date: Wednesday, August 8
Location: Innovation City Theater
Time: 12:05 pm


Title: How to Use Machine Learning to Discover New Targeted Attacks

Speaker: Liam O’Murchu, Director of Development for STAR

Abstract: In this talk, Liam will discuss how to automate the detection of new advanced targeted attacks, by building machine learning models that codify the expertise of experienced targeted attack investigators. Liam will also discuss some real-life examples of new targeted attacks discovered by such an automated system, including Thrip and Dragonfly.

Date: Wednesday, August 8
Location: Business Hall Theater B
Time: 12:40 pm


Booth Activities

Stop by Booth # 912 to discover how Symantec is protecting the cloud generation and talk to our experts about:

  • Cloud Access Security Broker
  • Web Security Services, Secure Web Gateway, and Security Analytics
  • Web Isolation
  • Endpoint Protection (SEP & SEP Mobile)
  • Detection & Response (ATP/EDR, Cloud and ITMS)
  • Cloud Workload Protection, Control Compliance Suite, and Data Center Security
  • Email Security
  • DLP, Information Centric Security, and VIP
  • Cyber Security Services
Want to score an exclusive sports watch? Then join our interactive theater experience every 30 minutes where you'll move through a realistic attack scenario or white hat hacking simulations and be invited to answer questions through a live audience response system. Participants with the highest number of points will go home with an award-winning Norton Core™ at the end of each session.

Win Prizes!

Visit our demo pods, talk to our experts and collect three (3) silicone rings to receive an exclusive pair of wireless earbuds!


Social Media

Follow @Symantec on Twitter throughout Black Hat so you don't miss our exciting giveaways, challenges and chances to win awesome prizes.

  • Stop by the information desk at our booth and show that you follow us on Twitter and you will receive a Symantec tote bag
  • Solve our daily Twitter challenges to win a Symantec cinema light box
And you can always get your weekly dose of cyber security news, hosted by threat researchers from Symantec Security Response at the Symantec Cyber Security Brief Podcast.

Capture the Flag

Join this exclusive challenge brought to you by Symantec. Hunt for security vulnerabilities and get fabulous prizes by capturing flags, including a grand prize of USD $5,000. Limited seats!

Where: Room BMR 500 @ Business Center (Level 2)
When: August 8th from 10am – 7pm and August 9th from 10am – 5pm

Instructions to join the challenge:

  • Stop by Symantec's booth #912 at the Expo Hall to sign up and we’ll guide you to the challenge's location.
  • Go straight to Room BMR 500 and sign up onsite.
  • All players MUST bring their own laptop to join the challenge. Power outlets and internet will be available at the space.


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Network Protection

Web Security Service


Web Isolation

Security Analytics


Threat Intelligence