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Guide to the latest Black Hat 2021 Conference news

Last updated:July 2021

Editor's note

Black Hat 2021 offered a hybrid environment of remote and in-person sessions for technical experts, thought leaders, innovative vendors and cybersecurity pros.

More than 100 virtual trainings opened the event on July 31 and ran through Aug. 3. Need-to-know topics such as malware detection, ransomware response and cloud security were covered.

The two-day main conference, held in person and in real time online Aug. 4 and 5, kicked off with a keynote on supply chain security -- one of the top headline-making challenges of 2021. More than 90 in-depth briefings on the latest security topics, trends and risks followed, exploring everything from security team diversity to DNS vulnerabilities and open source security.

SearchSecurity's reporters and editors covered key developments from Black Hat to keep you up to date from one of the world's leading cybersecurity conferences.

1New exploits and response tactics

The adage "you can't protect what you don't know" is truer today than ever before. At Black Hat 2021, presenters covered new and old vulnerabilities that plague enterprises today, as well as proofs of concept security pros need to consider.

2Black Hat 2021 pre-conference coverage

Review highlights from last year's virtual Black Hat event and read pre-conference news and advice to prepare for this year's show.