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Guide to the latest Black Hat 2022 Conference news

Last updated:August 2022

Editor's note

Black Hat 2022 celebrated the conference's 25th anniversary with remote and in-person content for technical experts, thought leaders, innovative vendors and cybersecurity pros.

More than 100 virtual and live trainings opened the event on Aug. 6 and ran through Aug. 9, covering topics from industrial control system security to quantum cybersecurity and digital forensics.

The two-day main conference -- Aug. 10 and 11 -- kicked off from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with a keynote from Chris Krebs, founding partner of Krebs Stamos Group and former U.S. director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. More than 80 in-depth briefings on the latest security topics, trends and risks followed, exploring need-to-know attacks and vulnerabilities.

SearchSecurity's news team was on site to cover key developments and keep you up to date from one of the world's leading cybersecurity conferences.

1Need-to-know attacks, hacks and vulnerabilities

Nefarious actors use a mix of tried-and-true and up-and-coming attack techniques to keep enterprise defenders on their toes. At Black Hat 2022, security researchers and experts shared insights on new and old vulnerabilities every organization needs to be aware of, as well as proofs of concept security professionals need to consider and advice on the latest defense measures.

2Security vulnerabilities under microscope

Researchers took the stage to divulge the top vulnerabilities security teams need to be aware of. From issues in OSes and specific products to calling out vendor patching fails, Black Hat 2022 had no shortage of newsworthy presentations.

3Black Hat post-show recap

Black Hat 2022 covered a plethora of topics, from cyberwarfare and zero-day attacks to identity management and challenges working with the government to new security initiatives and standards. Check out recaps of what happened at the show, as well as some on-demand sessions you may have missed or should view again.

4Black Hat 2022 pre-conference coverage

Review highlights from last year's event to prepare for this year's show.

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