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!

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 we have our ever-popular member-led BlackHat, DefCOn, BSidesLV recap special! If you attended BlackHat, DefCon or BSidesLV, and can present a summary and key lessons learned from a couple of talks, please let […]

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 […]

May TASK: Windows VBScript Use-After-Free Vulnerability and Exploit Kit Analysis / They Phish, We Catch

Wednesday 29-May-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto May TASK Speaker: Joe Wu Topic: Windows VBScript Use-After-Free Vulnerability and Exploit Kit Analysis What does a Use-After-Free vulnerability look like? How do exploit kits exploit it to deliver bank trojans? Is Windows 10 the same exploitability […]

April TASK: Offensive Windows Administration – The WMI Way / Red Team Attacks – How Do We Get on the Network?

Wednesday 24-April-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto April TASK Speaker: Lee Kagan Topic: : Offensive Windows Administration – The WMI Way In this talk, Lee will take the audience through a journey in Windows Management Instrumentation. Together we will explore the underlying technology and […]

February TASK: Cloud uptake exposes major security challenges in Canada / What I learned about infosec as a cybersecurity blogger

Wednesday 27-February-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto February TASK Speaker: David Senf Topic: Cloud uptake exposes major security challenges in Canada Security skills, budget allocation, vendor/tools selection and architectures are being reshaped by rapid cloud adoption – and many organizations struggle to keep pace […]

January TASK: A Glorious Celebration of IoT Security / ShmooCon 2019 – Moose, Hackers, Security, More Moose

Wednesday 30-January-2019 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto JanuaryTASK This month we welcome Lee Brotherston with a talk on IoT Security and Brian Bourne hosting a recap-session on lessons learned at the recent ShmooCon in DC. TASK will kick off at 6pm in the Michener […]

November TASK: A Gentle Introduction to Memory Forensics / Cybercrime Investigations: Handling the new Forensic Challenges

Wednesday 28-November-2018 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: Michener Auditorium at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto November TASK This month we welcome Nick Johnston with a talk on memory forensics and René Hamel discussing cybercrime investigations at the Michener Auditorium at UHN. As always, TASK is free, registration is not required to attend, […]

No October TASK

Due to a lack of venue availability and Halloween being the same night, we’ve had to postpone our October TASK event. Stay tuned for November details. Happy Halloween! TASK Steering Committee