What Is DEFCON 2020?


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DEFCON is the premier event for hackers, corporate IT professionals, and government agencies aiming to expand their knowledge and skillset in the world of hacking. This event is truly the largest underground hacking conference and is sure to be life-changing for all its guests.

If you’re aspiring to become a player in this highly specialized niche, be sure to secure your seat before it runs out. You’ll be able to learn cutting edge hacking research and technology from the most brilliant minds in the world and test their skills in contests of hacking supremacy.

DEFCON 2020 in Caesars Palace, August 6 to 9, 2020, has been officially canceled. Read more for details.

In this article:

  1. Event Venue
  2. Event Dates
  3. Event Time
  4. Exhibitors, Speakers, and Sponsors
  5. Media

What Industry Does DEFCON 2020 Serve?

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DEFCON 2020 serves hackers, IT specialists, and government agents that specialize in the world of hacking.

When Is DEFCON 2020?

DEFCON 2020 on Caesars Palace, August 6 to 9, 2020, is officially canceled. Read more.

DEFCON 2020 Registration

Registration for this event is no longer available.

Where Is DEFCON 2020 Held In?

Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States

Where to Stay for DEFCON 2020?

  • Caesars Palace
  • The Westin Las Vegas Hotel
  • Spa and Polo Towers Suites

What Time Does DEFCON 2020 Open?

Gates open on Thursday, August 6, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm and closes Sunday, August 9 at 4:00 pm.

Who Attends DEFCON 2020?


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DEFCON 2020 is attended by hackers, IT professionals, and government employees working in cybersecurity.

Why You Should Attend DEFCON 2020

As an IT professional, attending DEFCON is your ticket to gaining the edge over your peers and competitors. As the saying goes, knowledge is power and that is what this event exactly offers.

How Many People Are Expected to Attend DEFCON 2020?

Approximately 6,000 people

How Many Exhibitors?

Approximately 100 exhibitors

Who is Speaking at DEFCON 2020?

2020 speakers include:

  • ayoul3
  • Dylan Ayrey
  • Jack Baker
  • Tomer Bar
  • Hadrien Barral
  • Elie Bursztein
  • Jiska Classen
  • Christian “quaddi” Dameff MD
  • Bill Demirkapi
  • Chuanda Ding
  • Allison Donovan
  • Elliot
  • Christopher Forte
  • Eva Galperin
  • Rémi Géraud-Stewart
  • Bill Graydon
  • Francesco Gringoli
  • Peleg Hadar
  • Alexis Hancock
  • Abi Hassen

Click here for the full list and schedule of all the speakers for this event.

How to Become a Sponsor in DEFCON 2020?

Click this link to learn how to become a sponsor.

Who Owns DEFCON 2020?


How Big Is DEFCON 2020?

300,000 square ft.

DEFCON 2020 Floor Plan

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Click here for the detailed floorplan.

Watch Videos From DEFCON

Here’s what you need to know about DEFCON safe mode.

Here are some highlights from a DEFCON event that was held in China.

Professional Photos From DEFCON

DEFCON 2018 Closing Ceremonies with this cool dino!

Busy participants at DEFCON 2018.

Getting the party started at DEFCON 2018.

See Photos From DEFCON

DEFCON 2019 stage.


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If you want to learn about infrastructure hacking, DEFCON definitely is the place to be!


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Conversations About DEFCON

Be up to date with the latest news and update about the association by following their Twitter page.

Though this year’s event was canceled, the spirit of hacking remains alive among its community members.

Questions Related to DEFCON

How does one become a hacker? Here’s the answer.
Read Rajat Moury‘s answer to How does one become a hacker? on Quora

DEFCON 2020 Schedule

See the full schedule of the event here.

Where Else to Stay for DEFCON 2020?

See the hotel map here.

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