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 […]

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, […]

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! […]

October TASK Cancelled – Join us at SecTor

Just a reminder that while there is no TASK meeting this month, there are lots of learning and networking opportunities for you to experience with your fellow TASK members at SecTor. Be sure to join us Oct for the 17-19 for the annual Security Education Conference Toronto. If you cannot attend the full conference, register […]

August TASK – BlackHat, Defcon, BSidesLV, TiaraCon Review

Wednesday 31-August-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) This month we have our always popular BlackHat and Defcon review meeting.  Below is a list of talks we hope to cover.  Something for everyone.  Arrive early to grab pizza and […]

July TASK – Discussing CryptoCurrency Security Standards

Wednesday 27-July-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:Rotunda (On main floor, just past elevators) Speaker: Michael Perklin Topic: Discussing CryptoCurrency Security Standards Michael Perklin is Head of Security and Investigative Services at Ledger Labs, a blockchain consultancy headquartered in Toronto. After becoming involved with bitcoin and blockchain technology in […]

June TASK – Introduction to Point of Sale (POS) Penetration Testing: A Real Life Scenario / Post-quantum cryptography

Wednesday 29-June-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) Speaker: Leopold von Niebelschuetz-Godlewski Topic: Introduction to Point of Sale (POS) Penetration Testing: A Real Life Scenario This talk is meant for beginner-intermediate level Information Security professionals, and will walk you […]