Register.jpgVB2019 London: 2-4 October 2019



In its 29th year, the annual Virus Bulletin International Conference (VB2019) is one of the most international threat intelligence events of the year, focusing on the sharing of intelligence between researchers and analysts, product managers and CISOs from around the world.



Speakers and topics

Virus Bulletin attracts some of the best speakers in the threat intelligence field. Check out the VB2019 speakers and the full programme.

Meanwhile, just some of the many highlights of the programme include:



VB2019 will cover a wide range of topics including but not limited to APTs, botnets, research tools, software testing, cybercrime and ethics.

Attendees and conference partners represent security vendors, industry, law enforcement, NGOs and universities from around the world. The following organisations have attended the Virus Bulletin conference in recent years:

  • AhnLab
  • Alibaba Group
  • Amazon
  • Amnesty International
  • Apple
  • Avast
  • BAE Systems
  • Baidu
  • CERT Poland
  • Check Point
  • Cisco
  • Cloudflare
  • CrowdStrike
  • Cylance
  • Dell Secureworks
  • Deloitte
  • Diebold Nixdorf
  • Duo Security
  • ESET
  • Facebook
  • Gartner
  • Google
  • HP
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • Intel Security
  • Kaspersky Lab
  • Mayo Clinic
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NATO
  • NSS Labs
  • Oracle
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Pfizer
  • Proofpoint
  • PwC
  • Salesforce
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Shell
  • Spamhaus
  • Splunk
  • Symantec
  • Tencent
  • Twitter
  • VirusTotal
  • Visa
  • Yandex



  • Early Bird rate up to and including 30 June 2019: $1705.50 (+VAT)
  • After 30 June 2019: $1895.00 (+VAT)

(Note: In order to comply with UK VAT laws we are obliged to charge 20% VAT on all conference tickets)


  • Educational institutions, non-profits and charities: $947.50 (+VAT)
  • Free VB2019 press passes for technology journalists (limited)

Qualify for a discount? Contact us for assistance.





VB2019 will be held 2-4 October 2019 at the Novotel London West hotel in London, UK. We suggest that you make your reservation at the Novotel London West as soon as possible.

Bookings can be made at the VB2019 delegate rate of GBP140 per night (inclusive of English breakfast and VAT) via this link: Book Hotel for VB2019.

Please note: we have been made aware of some issues booking rooms via the hotel's VB2019 link where the link is showing no availability. If you encounter a problem making a booking, please contact the hotel directly by calling + 44 (0) 208 237 1555 or emailing, providing "Virus Bulletin - VB2019" as the reference. If you still require assistance after that, please contact us.


VB2019 drinks reception – a chance to see a little of London

What better way to relax and catch up with fellow delegates after a packed day of conference sessions than a get together at another great venue in London? The VB2019 Drinks Reception will be held 19:30 to 21:30 on Wednesday 2 October at The Anthologist bar, located right in the heart of the city.

Transport to The Anthologist will be provided, giving you a chance to see some of the city along the way.

Evening networking partner: malwarebytes.png



As a global hub for finance and business, London plays a pivotal role in anything 'cyber' and the city's multicultural character makes it an excellent location for one of the most international conferences in the security field.

London, of course, is also a great tourist destination for those who want to spend some extra days in the city before or after the event. It is home to the world-famous British Museum, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Westminster, as well as many other famous sights and attractions. You can eat great food from around the world, travel around on double-decker buses or take a boat trip along the Thames.




VB Conference


2-4 October 2019 London, UK







Who attends?

  • Threat intelligence practitioners
  • Malware researchers and analysts
  • IT security managers (including CISOs) and directors across all industries
  • Security product testers and reviewers
  • Product managers
  • Academic researchers
  • Security evangelists
  • Journalists
  • Consultants
  • ... and more

What VB conference attendees say:

“What a wonderful conference and collection of presenters and attendees. Truly one of the most enjoyable and enriching conference experiences of the year.”
Mitch Neff, Community, Brand, Open Source Outreach, Cisco Talos
“It's a really good conference: interesting talks, everybody in the malware/antivirus industry is here, good organization... @virusbtn is definitely a new addition to my must-go list.”
Jose Miguel Esparza, Head of Threat Intelligence, Blueliv
“Without a doubt the BEST malware analysis conference. I was honoured and humbled to speak at VB2018 and I can't wait for the next one.”
Amit Serper, Head of Security Research, Cybereason
“Virus Bulletin is amazing. Few places have a whole industry together in one place. The connections are invaluable and have helped change the world.”
John Alexander, Senior Information Security Engineer, Mayo Clinic
“Not all Security events are created equal – the Virus Bulletin Conference remains one of the few places to find deep, accurate, and above all actionable information that can help your organization defend itself from malicious code today.”
Richard Ford, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Forcepoint
“If you don't attend VB you're not just missing a great conference, you're putting your company's defences at a disadvantage.”
Graham Cluley, Computer Security Expert,

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VB2019 partners

Platinum partners


Gold partners


Silver partners


Sponsor of the Threat Intelligence Practitioners' Summit


NextGen patron


Evening networking partner


Getting connected partner


Early morning caffeine hit partner


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SE Labs

Virus Bulletin Conference Code of Conduct


VB Conference Testimonials


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