27th USENIX Security Symposium

August 15–17, 2018
Baltimore, MD, USA

Thanks for joining us in Baltimore, MD, USA, for the 27th USENIX Security Symposium, the largest in the symposium's history. We hope you enjoyed the event.

As part of our commitment to open access to research, the full Proceedings are free and open to the public on the technical sessions page. Presentation slides are posted as we receive them, and video and audio recordings will be available soon.

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28th USENIX Security Symposium
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Co-located Events

SOUPS 2018: Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (August 12–14, 2018)

WOOT '18: 12th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (August 13–14, 2018)

ASE '18: 2018 USENIX Workshop on Advances in Security Education (August 13, 2018)

CSET '18: 11th USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (August 13, 2018)

FOCI '18: 8th USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet (August 14, 2018)

HotSec '18: 2018 USENIX Summit on Hot Topics in Security (August 14, 2018)


USENIX Security '18 is SOLD OUT.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018

See the Registration Information page for details.

Speakers and Program Committee Members

Please contact the Conference Department for registration information.


USENIX offers several discounts to help you to attend USENIX Security '18.

USENIX Conference Policies

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Conference Services

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Refunds and Cancellations

The cancellation deadline is Friday, August 3, 2018. Please review the USENIX Registration Substitution and Cancellation Policy for more information.

Information for Presenters

  • If you are presenting at USENIX Security '18, please see the Instructions for Presenters page for important information.
  • All presenters must sign a consent to publish form, which allows USENIX to publish any slides, audio, and/or video of your presentation. USENIX makes these freely available as part of our commitment to open access.
  • Paper Authors: USENIX requires a signed consent to publish form from each author. Please review and e-sign this form. If you are the lead author, please be sure all of your co-authors sign a form.
  • Invited Speakers and Panelists: Please review and e-sign this form.


Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410.385.3000

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018.

Hotel Discount Deadline Extended! Book your room by Monday, July 30, 2018 and save!

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate of $199 per night plus tax for single/double occupancy for conference attendees. To receive this special rate, book your room online or call +1 800.228.9290 and mention USENIX or Security ‘18. The group rate will be available until the hotel reservation deadline, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first.

See the Venue, Hotel, and Travel page for more information.


Review our Conference FAQs, and send direct queries via email:

Registration: conference@usenix.org
Membership: membership@usenix.org
Sponsorship: sponsorship@usenix.org
Student Grants: students@usenix.org
Proceedings Papers: production@usenix.org

Symposium Organizers


USENIX welcomes corporate sponsorship of our events. Your sponsorship exposes your brand to highly qualified attendees, funds our grant award program, supports the USENIX open access policy, and keeps USENIX conferences affordable.

For more information, please contact the Sponsorship Department with the conference name in your subject line, or call +1 510.528.8649.