February TASK: Compendium of Creative Campaigns / Securing outbound browsing traffic in the era of mobile workspace and SaaS applications

Wednesday 28-February-2018 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 88 Queens Quay West, Toronto Room: 29th Floor February TASK This month we welcome Julian Pileggi as he shares insights into the more creative campaigns and techniques used in recent attackers, and Evgeniy Kharam discussing browsing security in the era of the mobile workspace. Don’t forget […]

January TASK: Dark Caracal / Command and Conquer: Red Alert – C2 tradecraft and design

Wednesday 31-January-2018 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 88 Queens Quay West, Toronto Room: 29th Floor January TASK This month we welcome Apurva Kumar and Jeremy Richards as they discuss the Dark Caracal espionage investigation, announced on January 18 at https://blog.lookout.com/dark-caracal-mobile-apt. Lee Kagan will also join us with a tech talk on C2 tradecraft […]

No November TASK

Don’t miss SecTor and BsidesTO! Four days of InfoSec awesomeness spanning November 12 to 15, find out more at https://sector.ca/ & www.bsidesto.ca/ The next TASK will be January 31, 2018 from 6pm. Location will be made available closer to the time. TASK Steering Committee

September TASK: Growing Up and Out of the Sandbox: Examining information security beyond the micro-technical lens / Building machine-learning pipelines at scale

Wednesday 27-September-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: #308/309 (up the escalators) September TASK This month we have Alana Staszczyszyn examining information security beyond the micro-technical lens and Roy Firestein discussing building machine-learning pipelines at scale. As always, TASK is free, registration is not required to attend, and we […]

August TASK – BlackHat, Defcon, BSidesLV Review

Wednesday 30-August-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: 308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) August TASK This month we have our popular BlackHat and Defcon review meeting.  Below is a list of talks we hope to cover with something for everyone.  A huge thanks […]

July TASK: How to roll your own document tracker using macros and tracking pixels / Threat Intelligence, Debunking Advanced Persistent Threats, and Dealing with Attribution Challenges

Wednesday 26-July-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (Main floor past the elevators) July TASK This month we have Roy Firestein hosting a session on how you can track users in phishing campaigns using Word and Excel attachments—using macro-based and pixel-based solutions. As always, TASK is free, registration […]

May TASK: Surviving the Disaster – Secrets of a Successful Incident Response / Legal Perspectives on Data Breaches

Wednesday 31-May-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (Main floor past the elevators) May TASK This month we have Robert Beggs hosting a session on the management and techniques for a successful breach response and Fazila Nurani providing insight into the legal aspects of breach response. As always, […]

April TASK: The State of Security in Canada / Tales from NorthSec

Wednesday 26-April-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: #308/309 (Top of escalators) April TASK This month we have David Senf hosting a session on the state of security in Canada, and Pierre-David Oriol, Daniel Boteanu, and Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé providing insights into their NorthSec capture the flag competition. As always, […]