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!

September TASK: Growing Up and Out of the Sandbox: Examining information security beyond the micro-technical lens / Building machine-learning pipelines at scale

Wednesday 27-September-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: #308/309 (up the escalators) September TASK This month we have Alana Staszczyszyn examining information security beyond the micro-technical lens and Roy Firestein discussing building machine-learning pipelines at scale. As always, TASK is free, registration is not required to attend, and we […]

August TASK – BlackHat, Defcon, BSidesLV Review

Wednesday 30-August-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: 308/309 (Go up escalator, door is just as you step off) August TASK This month we have our popular BlackHat and Defcon review meeting.  Below is a list of talks we hope to cover with something for everyone.  A huge thanks […]

July TASK: How to roll your own document tracker using macros and tracking pixels / Threat Intelligence, Debunking Advanced Persistent Threats, and Dealing with Attribution Challenges

Wednesday 26-July-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (Main floor past the elevators) July TASK This month we have Roy Firestein hosting a session on how you can track users in phishing campaigns using Word and Excel attachments—using macro-based and pixel-based solutions. As always, TASK is free, registration […]

May TASK: Surviving the Disaster – Secrets of a Successful Incident Response / Legal Perspectives on Data Breaches

Wednesday 31-May-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: Rotunda (Main floor past the elevators) May TASK This month we have Robert Beggs hosting a session on the management and techniques for a successful breach response and Fazila Nurani providing insight into the legal aspects of breach response. As always, […]

April TASK: The State of Security in Canada / Tales from NorthSec

Wednesday 26-April-2017 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room: #308/309 (Top of escalators) April TASK This month we have David Senf hosting a session on the state of security in Canada, and Pierre-David Oriol, Daniel Boteanu, and Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé providing insights into their NorthSec capture the flag competition. As always, […]

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! […]