No September TASK: See You at SecTor 2022 / BSidesTO

Some of Canada’s best cybersecurity events are nearly here, and we hope to see you at both! SecTor 2022 MTCC | October 5 & 6 | https://sector.ca Use discount code TASK2022 now to save $100 on your ‘all-access’ Full Conference Pass or use it to score a FREE SecTor Expo Pass! We’ll have a TASK […]

August TASK / How to Approach a Critical Security Blind Spot

Wednesday 31-August-2022 // 6:00 – 7:30 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register August TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Raphael Arakelian Topic: How to Approach a Critical Security Blind Spot: IoT / OT Learn hands-on (virtually, but highly interactive live demos) how IoT / OT security works. Canada is getting serious about protecting critical infrastructure – a lot […]

No July TASK

We were unsuccessful in getting you the right speakers this month, so we’ve cancelled our July TASK event. Stay tuned, we’ll be back in August with something great! Until then, TASK Steering Committee

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, […]