February TASK: Ransomware Attacks: The First Hours

Wednesday 24-February-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register February TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Julian Pileggi Topic: Ransomware Attacks: The First Hours Ransomware attacks are prevalent. The actions taken by a company immediately after a ransomware attack can have major implications on their ability to restore operations. This talk will clearly explain which […]

January 2021 TASK: Quantifying Application Security Risk

Wednesday 27-January-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register here to gain access January TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Adam Burek Topic: Quantifying Application Security Risk / Ideas to Bring Structure to Vulnerability Management There is an abundance of vulnerably sources scattered throughout the organization in code analysis tools, penetration reports, and other formats. […]

November TASK: Attacking Citrix ADC: Privilege Escalation Zero-Day to Network Infiltration

Wednesday 25-November-2020 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register here to gain access November TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Arsenii Pustovit Topic: Attacking Citrix ADC: Privilege Escalation Zero-Day to Network Infiltration In this talk we will do a deep dive into the process of discovery and exploitation of a recent privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2020-8247) […]

No October TASK: See You at BSidesTO & SecTor 2020

Two of Canada’s best cybersecurity conferences are nearly here, and we hope to see you online at both! Please note there will be no October TASK. But fear not, BSidesTO and SecTor 2020 are here to give you your IT Security fix! BSidesTO | Virtual | October 17-18 | BSidesTO.ca All the information you need […]

September TASK: Operationalizing Security AI in 2020: Reality vs Snake Oil

Wednesday 30-September-2020 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Please Pre-Register Here to Gain Access on the Night September TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Stephan Jou Topic: Operationalizing Security AI in 2020: Reality vs Snake Oil Let’s face it: Artificial Intelligence holds a ton of promise, but there also seems to be a disproportionate amount […]

July TASK (Virtual): Crossing the Widening Security Gaps in Canada / TASK Us Anything Panel

Wednesday 29-July-2020 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Please Register Here to Gain Access July TASK (Virtual) Speaker: David Senf Topic: Crossing the Widening Security Gaps in Canada Let’s take a wide-angle view of the security landscape to see what’s on the horizon. This talk will help you (re)consider your security purchases, […]

TASK and COVID-19

March and April TASK events have been cancelled. TASK exists to provide a monthly facility for members of the security community to share information, connect with one another, network and continue to build the security community in Toronto. That said, the health and safety of our members is of paramount importance. As the world struggles […]

January TASK / War in the Fifth Dimension: An Overview of the Weaponization of Information

Wednesday 29-January-2020 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto January TASK Speaker: Alana Staszczyszyn Topic: War in the Fifth Dimension: An Overview of the Weaponization of Information What defines a cyberwar? Does cyberwarfare actually exist, or are cyber attacks just a means of enacting warfare in the […]