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: Best of: BSidesLV/BlackHat/Defcon

  This month we’re covering the best talks from BlackHat and Defcon.  It’s the do-not-miss event of the year. We’re still assembling the list of talks we’ll cover – but here’s a short teaser list: Legal Aspects of Full Spectrum Computer Network (Active) Defense A Practical Attack against MDM Solutions Honey, I’m home!! – Hacking […]

June Task Meeting

  TALK BY Kevvie Fowler, Partner at KPMG Cybersecurity; everyone’s talking about what the bulk of us have known for 20 years; that it’s important.  The need for cyber intelligence to add context to log data and proactively identify future threats to your organization is an important element of cyber security, however there is little […]

May TASK – Career Development

  Part 1 – Information Security education opportunities in the GTA (and beyond) The night’s first talk will focus on the educational opportunities in the GTA for people interested in breaking into the information security field, or looking to improve their present position.  After providing an brief overview of what’s available, selected speakers will provide […]

March Task

Date : 27 March, 2013 1800-2100 hrs Location : Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building, Room B250, 144 College Street Toronto, Ontario Talk #1: Malware Analysis with Cuckoo Sandbox Speaker: Byron L. Sonne Cuckoo Sandbox is an open source, free, automated sandbox solution that allows you to tear malware apart, discover its ins and outs, and collect data. […]

January Task

Date : 30 January, 2013 1800-2100 hrs Location : Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building, Room B250, 144 College Street Toronto, Ontario Talk 1:  The Evolution of the Network Monitoring Switch Network monitoring security tools are only as good as the traffic they can see.   While previous thinking had many focused on perimeter security, trends like […]

May TASK:Mobile and Information Security

PLEASE NOTE THE BUILDING CHANGE THIS MONTH. When: Wednesday, 30 May 2012 6:00PM – 9:00PM NEW Location: Mechanical Engineering Building- University of Toronto 5 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario (Just north of college street) Room MC 102 Talk 1: Mobile Security in the BYOD World The presentation explores the trends, threats, and risks enterprises are […]

BlackHat, Defcon & BSides Reviewed

August TASK Meeting – BlackHat, Defcon & BSides Reviewed 29 August 2012; 6:00 – 9:00 PM Health Science Centre, 155 College Street, Room 610 As we do every year, the August TASK event will review the highlights from BlackHat, Defcon and BSides Las Vegas.  These events are always large affairs where the security community gets […]

April TASK: Understanding the Hostile Cyber Environment

Wednesday, 25 April 2012 6:00PM – 9:00PM Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building, University of Toronto 144 College Street – Room PB B150 Tonight’s Theme: Understanding the Hostile Cyber Environment Talk 1: The Verizon Data Breach Incident Report Paul Wilson, Verizon The Verizon Data Breach Incident Report (DBIR) is widely recognized in the Security Industry, but some […]

TASK Event Wednesday, 29 February 2012

NOTE: New location Wallberg Building – University of Toronto 184-200 College Street – Room # WB 116 Talk 1: How to Succeed in the Business of Detecting Data Exfiltration Dr. G.S. Graham (University of Toronto) will entertain and dazzle us on how, ‘Stealing IP and PI and other initials by copying is a growth industry”. […]