August TASK: BlackHat, DefCon, BSidesLV Recap

Wednesday 28-August-2019 // 6:15 – 9:00 PM
Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto


August TASK

This month’s TASK is our ever-popular BlackHat, DefCon, BSidesLV recap special!

Listed below are just a few of this month’s Speakers and the Sessions they’ll be covering:

  • Cheryl Biswas
    • Threat Hunting Talk from BSides
    • Diana Initiative
  • Jason Kendall
    • BSides Overview/Wrap Up
  • Alana Staszczyszyn
    • Hackers are Scary: Why the “Stupid User” is Actually just Afraid
    • BioHacking Village
  • Ilya Komanovich
    • MemHunter
    • Bloundhound from Red to Blue
    • Malproxy
    • Monsters in the Middlesboxes
  • Geoffery Heymann
    • Red Team Village
    • Detection Bypass in MacOS
    • Command Injection in Cloud Environments
  • Robin Wilcoxen
    • OWASP Top 10 (AppSec Village)
  • Ophe Chan
    • Are Quantum Computers Really a Threat to Cryptography?
    • SSO Wars: The Token Menace
    • Hacking Wetware with Open Source Software and Hardware: the DIY Artificial Pancreas
      Do No Harm: A Healthcare Security Conversation
  •  Liz Jaluague
    • BsidesLV Hallway Track
  • Anthony Tam
    • Mixing industrial protocols with web application security flaws in order to exploit OT devices in the internet
    • Blockchain-Security Symbiosis: Security Enabling Blockchains; Blockchains Enabling Security
  • Adam Podgorski
    • Your Phone is Using TOR and is Leaking your PII
  • Jomar Gacoscos
    • Car Hacking Village – CAN Reverse Engineering Challenges by Grimm Cyber
    • Social Engineering Village – I PWN Thee, I PWN Thee Not! by Jayson Street
    • Social Engineering Village – Cold Reading Techniques for Fortune Tellers and Social Engineering by Chris Kirsch
  • Shenalie Fernando
    • Social Engineering Village – The Voice Told Me To Do It
  • Laylee Olsen
    • The Hacker Summer Camp Experience

Come along to see your fellow TASKers present and hear what they learnt!


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Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto.

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