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, […]

February TASK – My Windows Can Beat Up Your Windows / Social Robots and Ethics: Just How *DOES* This Work?

Wednesday 22-February-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (On main floor, just past the elevators) FEBRUARY TASK This month we return to Metro Hall and our two-presentation format, with thought-provoking sessions by Lee Kagan on Windows offensive security in the real world, and Brittany Postnikoff discussing social robot […]

January TASK – Mini Career Fair and Networking Event

Wednesday 25-January-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM This month’s TASK will see a change in venue and format, with a special TASK networking and career night at our old stomping grounds, O’Grady’s Tap and Grill. See below for more details on what’s happening at this month’s TASK – we hope to see you Wednesday night! […]