ISSessions 2022-03-31

Hey Everyone,

This Thursday March 31st 2022 at 7pm, we will be having a very special meeting with our Executive Team

This Thursday March 31st 2022 at 7pm, we will be having a very special meeting with our Executive Team πŸ₯³!


7:00: Kick-Off πŸ“£
7:05: News Round-Up πŸ“°
7:30: Break 🍡
7:40: Executive Panel πŸ—£οΈ

Executive Panel

Are you interested in becoming an ISSessions Executive? Or just want to know the behind the scenes of ISSessions? Do you have questions for the executive team? This panel is for EVERYONE to come watch or interact with the team. You can learn about each of the roles and responsibilities and what it’s like working with a team of your peers. You will get the inside scoop on how the club functions, what we are looking for in new execs and the opportunities that being a student exec provides you!

We can’t wait to see you all there❀️.

-ISSessions Exec Team πŸ”

ISSessions 2022-03-17

Hey Everyone,

This Thursday March 17th 2022, we have a spectacular meeting where we will be going through the importance of networking (not the digital communication networking but the people meeting networking πŸ˜‚). This will be followed by a talk on Digital Forensics and Incidence Response with Gage Gouveia.


7:00 – Kick-Off πŸ“£
7:05 – News Round-Up πŸ“°
7:30 – How To: Network in InfoSec 🀝
8:00 – Break
8:05 – Digital Forensics and IR – Presented By Gage Gouveia πŸ”

About Gage

Gage Gouveia is a Fleming College graduate who currently works as a Consultant for Breach Response and Advisory. In this position, he works closely with clients to investigate, analyze, and remediate Ransomware and Business Email Compromise events. Gage also has professional experience with Compromise and Vulnerability Assessments, Digital Forensics, Threat Intelligence, and Malware Analysis. While not working on an active engagement, he can be found conducting self-directed learning and keeping up with the latest in the field.

Digital Forensics and IR

In this weeks presentation Gage will be talking about his experience in Digital Forensics and Incident Response. In particular he will be giving a high-level overview about IR aspects of specific incidents such as Ransomware, BECs, Vulnerability/Compromise Assessments, eDiscovery, etc.

Come join us this Thursday for another information filled ISSessions meeting!

Also, as a reminder, ISSessions executive applications are open! Be sure to apply before the April 9th deadline.

– ISSessions Executive TeamπŸ”’

ISSessions CTF Winners & Call for Exec Applications

Hey @everyone,

We hope you all had a relaxing, reading week πŸ’†. Those that participated in the ISSessionsCTF may not have been relaxed for the entire break, but I’m sure lots of fun was had trying to solve challenges 🧩 . We want to thank everyone who had a hand in the CTF, including our sponsors, members and fellow execs 😍.

I would like to announce the top three teams were:

πŸ₯‡ 1st Place: pls i want an apple pencil from the University of Waterloo

πŸ₯ˆ 2nd Place: w4t3rl0wn from the University of Waterloo

πŸ₯‰ 3rd Place: PencilTesters from the University of Victoria

Amazing job! You will be contacted to redeem your prize. As a reminder, you must show proof of enrolment to be eligible for prizes.

For the other participants, we will be distributing 2 month TryHackMe licenses to the top 100 participants. These will be sent to the email you used when registering on CTFd in the coming weeks. An announcement will be posted when they all have been distributed.

πŸ“£Last but certainly not least, we have reached that time when we again go through the process of providing opportunity for new skills πŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈ, talentsπŸͺ„ and minds 🧠to contribute to what we do here at ISSessions. The people that have taken advantage of these opportunities have been responsible for making this club what it is today 🀩. So, if you are interested in having a chance to apply what you learn in a useful way, challenging yourself, connecting with industry professionals, learning new technologies, solving complex problems, working in a team (the list goes on), you should consider applying to be an executive of next years team. Below is the application:

Applications will remain open until ⏳April 9th, 2022βŒ›. Interviews will be rolling 🎑 . We look forward to meeting you .