28th USENIX Security Symposium

August 14–16, 2019
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Please join us in Santa Clara, CA, USA for the 28th USENIX Security Symposium on August 14–16, 2019. The 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.

This year's symposium program features:

  • Over 110 refereed paper presentations, a record-breaking number for the Symposium!
  • A keynote address, "Tackling the Trust and Safety Crisis," by Alex Stamos, Adjunct Professor, Stanford University; William J. Perry Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation; Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Invited talks by speakers including Natalie Silvanovich, Google; Hany Farid, University of California, Berkeley; Haroon Meer, Thinkst Applied Research; and Brian Levine, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • The awarding of the Internet Defense Prize
  • A rich lineup of activities, including a poster session, lightning talks, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions

Register and book your hotel room by Monday, July 22, 2019, and save! Registration is also open for the co-located events that will precede the Symposium on August 11–13.

2019 USENIX Security Test of Time Award: Call for Nominations!

Please suggest significant USENIX Security papers published at least 10 years ago to be considered for the 2019 USENIX Security Test of Time Award.


Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, July 22, 2019

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 '19.

USENIX Conference Policies

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Conference Accessibility Services

For information about childcare, mothers' room access, and ADA accommodations, please see the USENIX Conference Accessibility Services page.

Press Registration and Information

If you are an accredited journalist, please contact Wendy Grubow (wendy@usenix.org, +1 831.917.0980), River Meadow Communications, for a complimentary registration code.

Refunds and Cancellations

The registration cancellation deadline is Friday, August 2, 2019. Please review the USENIX Registration Substitution and Cancellation Policy for more information.


Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
+1 408.200.1234
+1 800.397.3342

USENIX has negotiated a special room rate of US$249/night plus tax for single/double occupancy for conference attendees. This rate includes complimentary in-room wireless internet. To receive this special rate, book your room online or call +1 800.397.3342 and mention USENIX or Security '19. The group rate will be available until Monday, July 22, 2019, or until the block sells out, whichever occurs first. After the hotel discount deadline has passed, contact the hotel directly to inquire whether rooms are still available.

For more information, see the Venue, Hotel, and Travel page.

Note: As of July 17, the USENIX room block is beginning to sell out. If your required dates do not appear to be available, please visit the hotel's standard website or call them for the best available rates.

Co-located Events

SOUPS 2019: Fifteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (August 11–13, 2019)

PEPR '19: 2019 USENIX Conference on Privacy Engineering Practice and Respect (August 12–13, 2019)

WOOT '19: 13th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (August 12–13, 2019)

CSET '19: 12th USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (August 12, 2019)

ScAINet '19: 2019 USENIX Security and AI Networking Conference (August 12, 2019)

FOCI '19: 9th USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet (August 13, 2019)

HotSec '19: 2019 USENIX Summit on Hot Topics in Security (August 13, 2019)


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

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