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 […]

November TASK: Threat Hunting with EDR / Securing Pipes with TACOs

Wednesday 27-November-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto November TASK Speaker: Julian Pileggi Topic: Threat Hunting with EDR As skilled attackers focus on bypassing traditional security mechanisms, the ability to perform threat hunting has become more and more integral to a comprehensive security monitoring and […]

October TASK: The Mechanics of Malware’s Darskide / Beyond Logs: Why it’s an Exciting Time to be a Defender

Wednesday 30-October-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto October TASK Speakers: Laura Harris and Yagneshwaran Prabagaran Topic: The Mechanics of Malware’s Darkside This presentation will introduce the basics steps of carrying out static and dynamic analysis on malware using disassemblers, debuggers, and amongst other tools. […]

September TASK Cancelled

We were unsuccessful in getting you the right speakers this month so have had to cancel our September event. But fear not, two of Canada’s best cybersecurity conferences are just around the corner and we hope you’ll join in! BSidesTO takes place at Ryerson University on October 5-6, followed by SecTor 2019 in the MTCC […]

August TASK: BlackHat, DefCon, BSidesLV Recap

Wednesday 28-August-2019 // 6:15 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto August TASK This month’s TASK is our ever-popular BlackHat, DefCon, BSidesLV recap special! Listed below are just a few of this month’s Speakers and the Sessions they’ll be covering: Cheryl Biswas Threat Hunting Talk from BSides Diana […]

July TASK: Decrypting Canadian Export Controls on Cryptography / Making IT Work in the SCADA World

Wednesday 31-July-2019 // 6:15 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto July TASK Speaker: Mohammed Muraj Topic: Decrypting Canadian Export Controls on Cryptography Organizations are increasingly deploying cryptographic technologies to safeguard the exchange and storage of their information. However, developers and users alike often overlook, or are simply […]