June TASK / Software Composition Analysis

Wednesday 29-June-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register June TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Magno Logan Topic: Knowing your apps and software supply chain: Intro to Software Composition Analysis Software supply chain has become a hot topic – and open-source software security has become a big challenge. One part of the toolset to […]

May TASK | Toolkits for Better Security, Without Technology

Wednesday 25-May-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register May TASK (Virtual) Speakers: Fernando Montenegro & Peter Maddison Topic: Toolkits for Better Security, Without Technology Security is a frustrating field of constant change where it’s difficult to wrap our arms around security operations let alone all the other aspects of this vast […]

April TASK: Global Impact of Cyber Ops/Hacking Vendor Security Reports

Wednesday 27-April-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register April TASK (Virtual) Speakers: Robert Beggs, Larry Gagnon, Dave McMahon Topic: The Global Impact of Cyber Ops between Ukraine and Russia Panelists Robert Beggs (Digital Defence), Larry Gagnon (eSentire) and Dave McMahon (Sapper Labs) will approach the evening with the perspective of military […]

February TASK: Rethinking Vulnerability Management

Wednesday 23-February-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register February TASK (Virtual) Panelist Speakers: Stewart Cawthray, Jerry Gamblin, Bryan Whyte, Patrick McNeil Topic: Rethinking vulnerability management: Expert panel offers new insight on building a better program There are countless new vulnerabilities that sidetrack security, IT and developer teams. Microsoft alone kept teams […]

January TASK: Ethical AI for Security pros: Why it’s important, Why it’s hard, How to do it

Wednesday 26-January-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register January TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Stephan Jou Topic: Ethical AI for Security pros: Why it’s important, Why it’s hard, How to do it The use of artificial intelligence (AI) for cybersecurity, such as to detect insider threats and advanced attacks, is now an accepted […]

November TASK: Cloud Security Step-by-Step Guide: Updating Your Security Practice

Wednesday 24-November-2021 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register November TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Mark Nunnikhoven Topic: Cloud Security Step-by-Step Guide: Updating Your Security Practice While the rest of the business has jumped into the push towards cloud, how should your security practice adjust? Architectures, visibility requirements, and data protection needs, among others, […]

October TASK: Security for Businesses on a Budget

Wednesday 27-October-2021 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register October TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Michael Argast, CEO of Kobalt.io Topic: Security for Businesses on a Budget Tough choices need to be made by many small and mid-sized Canadian organizations that have very limited security budgets – and often little or no full-time security […]

September TASK: Top 10 steps to better incident response

Wednesday 29-September-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register September TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Wadeed Mian, Vice President, Digital Forensics and Incident Response, ISA Cybersecurity Topic: Top 10 steps to better incident response   Rapid and effective incident response requires you to take the right steps, at the right time and in the […]

August TASK: Black Hat / Defcon Recap Special

Wednesday 25-August-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register August TASK (Virtual) August is our ever-popular Black Hat / Defcon recap special featuring your fellow TASKers presenting a summary of what they learnt at this year’s events. This month’s TASK Speakers include:  Helen Oakley Software Supply Chain 101 Software Supply Chain 201 […]