If you're unable to attend an event but are interested in what TASK covered, as well as any resources that we introduced, provided or discussed, this is a great page to visit. Presentations (or partial presentations) are linked below where possible. Some TASK meetings are heavily demo focused, or information that can not be distributed is presented. For maximum value, be sure to join us every month! Thanks to all who attend our monthly meetings and make them such success!

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 […]

July TASK: Beyond just Ransomware: The Challenge of Securing Clinical Technologies

Wednesday 28-July-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register July TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Mike Murray Topic: Beyond just Ransomware: The Challenge of Securing Clinical Technologies While ransomware is the main story on the news, modern healthcare delivery organizations have unique security challenges across their environment. One of the most difficult for most […]

June TASK Cancelled

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

May TASK: Quantum Computers Versus Traditional Security: When and How to Prepare

Wednesday 26-May-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register May TASK (Virtual) Speakers: Michele Mosca, Bruno Couillard, Alexander Truskovsky Topic: Quantum Computers Versus Traditional Security: When and How to Prepare Recent advances in quantum computing point to an exciting future, but significant security risk as well. The inevitable day when everything will […]

April TASK: Debunking Dark Web Myths: Taking Appropriate Defensive Actions

Wednesday 28-April-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register April TASK (Virtual) Speaker: David Décary-Hétu Topic: Debunking Dark Web Myths: Taking Appropriate Defensive Actions Let’s shine some light on today’s dark web to learn what we should and shouldn’t be concerned about – and what actions your organization should take. A decade […]

March TASK: The Intersection Between Privacy and Security

Wednesday 31-March-2021 // 6:00 – 7:00 PM Meeting Location: Virtual – Register March TASK (Virtual) Speaker: Sharon Bauer Topic: The Intersection Between Privacy and Security The pinnacle privacy practices all security professionals must know to protect companies against privacy non-compliance and privacy breaches. Sharon Bauer, the founder of Bamboo Data Consulting, is a privacy consultant […]

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 […]