Meeting on August 16th

Summer is coming to a close and school is literally around the corner. Staying hydrated is important as we prepare ourselves for early mornings and late nights yet again. Our next ISS Sessions meeting will be this Friday August 16th, 2019 from 7-8:45 in J102 at the Trafalgar Campus. Our rough agenda is as follows:

Date: 2019-08-16
Time: 19:00 – 20:40
Location: Room J102, Sheridan Trafalgar Campus, Oakville
Agenda
19:00 – Announcements with Louai
19:05 – University of Guelph MCTI Info Session
19:25 – News Roundup with Nick and Adam
19:40 – Github Repo of the Month with Nick
19:45 – Feature Story with Adam and Louai
20:05 – Guest Speaker Alana Staszczyszy
20:40 – Wrap and Refreshments (across the street at the pub)

I’m a bit late on this post but things have been picking up work wise.

Our guest speaker for this Friday is a penetration tester, almost Sheridan graduate, and international speaker. Alana Staszczyszy will be going over why security’s biggest buzzword – the all-touted “distribution of truth” – is something the security industry should pay great attention to. The foundations of cryptography that are perceived to be so indestructible are, in fact, malleable to the current world political and economic stature. It will a great talk full of intriguing perspectives.

Furthermore, University of Guelph will introduce our their new Master of Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence (MCTI) program after our initial meeting announcements.

There will be lots of new information being talked about this meeting that even I don’t know about. I hope to see you all Friday evening!

Meeting on July 12th

Hopefully the last few day’s of dangerously hot weather hasn’t worn you out. Our next ISS Sessions meeting will be on July 12th, 2019 from 7-8:45 in J102 at the Trafalgar Campus. Our rough agenda is as follows:

Date: 2019-07-12
Time: 19:00 – 20:45
Location: Room J102, Sheridan Trafalgar Campus, Oakville
Agenda
19:00 – Announcements with Adam
19:05 – Infosec News Roundup and Open Discussion with your hosts Nick and Adam
19:25 – Resource of the Month with Nick
19:30 – In-Depth Feature Story with Adam
20:00 – Guest Speaker Adam Greenhill on CSV Injection
20:45 – Wrap and Refreshments (across the street at the pub)

The guest speaker for this session is Adam Greenhill. He is a senior security consultant at Security Compass and has done talks at BSides Toronto, OWASP Toronto, Toronto’s Cyber Security Meetup, and Sheridan College’s ISSessions.

The topic for the presentation will be on CSV injection. CSV is a common format for data to be exported for both analysis and statistical purposes. We’ll be discussing injection, prevention, the danger regarding the lack of input sanitation and more.

I’ve taken the liberty of also adding the ISSessions Linkedin to the sidebar as well.

Have a good weekend and see you all next week!

Meeting on June 7th

As the summer months approach so does our next ISS talk. Our next ISS Sessions meeting will be on June 7th, 2019 from 7-8:45 in J102 at the Trafalgar Campus. Our rough agenda is as follows:

19:00 – Announcements with Louai
19:05 – Infosec News Roundup and Open Discussion with your host Nick and Adam
19:25 – Resource of the Month with Nick
19:30 – In-depth feature story with Louai and Adam
20:00 – Guest Speaker Cheryl Biswas on Cryptominers and Botnets
20:45 – In-depth Discussion
21:00 – Wrap and refreshments (across the street at the pub)

Our guest speaker for this month is Cheryl Biswas, a cyber security specialist from TD. With a focus on botnets and cryptominer, this is a talk that is sure to interest though with cryptomining knowledge.

Feel free to also hop in the ISS discord via the link provided to the right side menu.

Hope to see you all there!