27th USENIX Security Symposium

August 15–17, 2018
Baltimore, MD, USA
Poster proposals due Thursday, July 5, 2018

The 27th USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, system administrators, system programmers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.

The Symposium will span three days, with a technical program including refereed papers, invited talks, posters, panel discussions, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (BoFs). Co-located events will precede the Symposium on August 12–14.

Registration Information

Registration will open in May.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018

Early Bird Rates (through July 23)

  • Member Rate: $790
  • Non-Member Rate: $915
  • Student Rate: $495

Standard Rates (from July 24)

  • Member Rate: $940
  • Non-Member Rate: $1065
  • Student Rate: $495

Questions? Contact conference@usenix.org.

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

Information for Authors

Paper Authors

  • If you are presenting a paper at USENIX Security '18, please see the Instructions for Participants page for important information.
  • USENIX requires a signed consent to publish form from each author. Review and e-sign the form. If you are the lead author, please be sure all of your co-authors sign a form.
  • View the Call for Papers.


Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202


Registration: conference@usenix.org or +1 510.528.8649
Membership: office@usenix.org or +1 510.528.8649
Sponsorship: sponsorship@usenix.org or +1 510.528.8649 x17
Student Grants: students@usenix.org or +1 510.528.8649
Proceedings Papers: production@usenix.org or +1 510.528.8649

Symposium Organizers


USENIX welcomes corporate sponsorship of our events. Your sponsorship exposes your brand to highly qualified and targeted 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.