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!

March TASK – How to Plan a Purple Team Exercise / Trade Offs

Wednesday 29-March-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: #308/309 (Top of escalators) MARCH TASK This month we have Haydn Johnson hosting a session on how to plan a purple team exercise, and Jamie Gamble discussing security vulnerabilities and trade offs. As always, TASK is free, registration is not required […]

February TASK – My Windows Can Beat Up Your Windows / Social Robots and Ethics: Just How *DOES* This Work?

Wednesday 22-February-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (On main floor, just past the elevators) FEBRUARY TASK This month we return to Metro Hall and our two-presentation format, with thought-provoking sessions by Lee Kagan on Windows offensive security in the real world, and Brittany Postnikoff discussing social robot […]

January TASK – Mini Career Fair and Networking Event

Wednesday 25-January-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM This month’s TASK will see a change in venue and format, with a special TASK networking and career night at our old stomping grounds, O’Grady’s Tap and Grill. See below for more details on what’s happening at this month’s TASK – we hope to see you Wednesday night! […]

October TASK Cancelled – Join us at SecTor

Just a reminder that while there is no TASK meeting this month, there are lots of learning and networking opportunities for you to experience with your fellow TASK members at SecTor. Be sure to join us Oct for the 17-19 for the annual Security Education Conference Toronto. If you cannot attend the full conference, register […]

September TASK – Standards and Frameworks and Regulations, Oh My! / Fifteen Years of FAIL?

Wednesday 28-September-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (On main floor, just past the elevators) Speaker: Dave Millier Topic: Standards and Frameworks and Regulations, Oh My! Dave Millier will talk about challenges facing businesses today when trying to decide what methodology to implement to better protect their organizations. […]

August TASK – BlackHat, Defcon, BSidesLV, TiaraCon Review

Wednesday 31-August-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) This month we have our always popular BlackHat and Defcon review meeting.  Below is a list of talks we hope to cover.  Something for everyone.  Arrive early to grab pizza and […]

July TASK – Discussing CryptoCurrency Security Standards

Wednesday 27-July-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:Rotunda (On main floor, just past elevators) Speaker: Michael Perklin Topic: Discussing CryptoCurrency Security Standards Michael Perklin is Head of Security and Investigative Services at Ledger Labs, a blockchain consultancy headquartered in Toronto. After becoming involved with bitcoin and blockchain technology in […]

June TASK – Introduction to Point of Sale (POS) Penetration Testing: A Real Life Scenario / Post-quantum cryptography

Wednesday 29-June-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) Speaker: Leopold von Niebelschuetz-Godlewski Topic: Introduction to Point of Sale (POS) Penetration Testing: A Real Life Scenario This talk is meant for beginner-intermediate level Information Security professionals, and will walk you […]