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 […]

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. […]