October TASK: The Mechanics of Malware’s Darskide / A Docker Container Primer for Security Professionals

Wednesday 30-October-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto October TASK Speakers: Laura Harris and Yagneshwaran Prabagaran Topic: The Mechanics of Malware’s Darkside This presentation will introduce the basics steps of carrying out static and dynamic analysis on malware using disassemblers, debuggers, and amongst other tools. […]

September TASK Cancelled

We were unsuccessful in getting you the right speakers this month so have had to cancel our September event. But fear not, two of Canada’s best cybersecurity conferences are just around the corner and we hope you’ll join in! BSidesTO takes place at Ryerson University on October 5-6, followed by SecTor 2019 in the MTCC […]

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 […]

July TASK: Decrypting Canadian Export Controls on Cryptography / Making IT Work in the SCADA World

Wednesday 31-July-2019 // 6:15 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto July TASK Speaker: Mohammed Muraj Topic: Decrypting Canadian Export Controls on Cryptography Organizations are increasingly deploying cryptographic technologies to safeguard the exchange and storage of their information. However, developers and users alike often overlook, or are simply […]

May TASK: Windows VBScript Use-After-Free Vulnerability and Exploit Kit Analysis / They Phish, We Catch

Wednesday 29-May-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto May TASK Speaker: Joe Wu Topic: Windows VBScript Use-After-Free Vulnerability and Exploit Kit Analysis What does a Use-After-Free vulnerability look like? How do exploit kits exploit it to deliver bank trojans? Is Windows 10 the same exploitability […]

April TASK: Offensive Windows Administration – The WMI Way / Red Team Attacks – How Do We Get on the Network?

Wednesday 24-April-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto April TASK Speaker: Lee Kagan Topic: : Offensive Windows Administration – The WMI Way In this talk, Lee will take the audience through a journey in Windows Management Instrumentation. Together we will explore the underlying technology and […]

February TASK: Cloud uptake exposes major security challenges in Canada / What I learned about infosec as a cybersecurity blogger

Wednesday 27-February-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto February TASK Speaker: David Senf Topic: Cloud uptake exposes major security challenges in Canada Security skills, budget allocation, vendor/tools selection and architectures are being reshaped by rapid cloud adoption – and many organizations struggle to keep pace […]

January TASK: A Glorious Celebration of IoT Security / ShmooCon 2019 – Moose, Hackers, Security, More Moose

Wednesday 30-January-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto JanuaryTASK This month we welcome Lee Brotherston with a talk on IoT Security and Brian Bourne hosting a recap-session on lessons learned at the recent ShmooCon in DC. TASK will kick off at 6pm in the Michener […]