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!

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 […]

April TASK – Cyber Response Readiness with VERIS / Using HIPAA compliance techniques to secure sensitive workloads in the AWS cloud

Wednesday 27-April-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room:Rotunda (On main floor, just past elevators) Speaker: Judy Nowak Topic: Cyber Response Readiness with VERIS Responding to cyber incidents is not what it used to be, the landscape has changed considerably; proactive response now requires the use of many tools and […]

March TASK – Leveraging Forensics / Stealthier Attacks and Smarter Defending with TLS Fingerprinting

Wednesday 30-March-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Meeting Location: 55 John Street, Toronto Room Rotunda (On main floor, just past elevators) Speaker: Lee Brotherston Topic 1: Stealthier Attacks and Smarter Defending with TLS Fingerprinting Ever been busted because your man in the middle software (which does TLS properly) alerted someone to your bad certificate? No […]

January TASK: Docker and Home Automation Security

Wednesday 27-January-2016 // 6:00 – 9:00 PM Building : Metro Hall55 John Street, Toronto, ON Room : Rotunda   (On main floor, just past elevators) Speakers: Fernando Montenegro  and Ricardo Gerardi Topic: Docker Security Considerations It has become apparent that, over the past few years, there’s been a tectonic shift when looking at options for […]