Why Cybersecurity Awareness is Failing

When SecTor opens its doors this October, it will once again be cybersecurity awareness month, as dictated by the Canadian government. Cybersecurity awareness is certainly a serious issue, but are we getting it right? And if not, why not? Not only is cybersecurity awareness failing as a concept, but the entire concept may be a […]

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The Gnarly Problem of Bug Disclosure

We’re getting more vulnerabilities these days, but are we disclosing them responsibly? And what does that mean, anyway? The National Vulnerability Database – a NIST site that documents security flaws as they emerge – added 7,903 software security flaws last year, compared to 5,186 in 2013. That’s a 52% increase. And Secunia, which publishes a […]

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Ten Years of TASK

A decade on, TASK is more important to its members than ever. It has been ten years since the Toronto Area Security Klatch (TASK) first started. We formed it because we wanted to create a community of security practitioners in the Toronto area. A year later, we created SecTor, a small, high-quality security conference that […]

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Canada’s Slow Creep Towards Data Breach Notification

Canada has no shortage of data breaches. Last year, it suffered 276,000 record breaches across 57 incidents – and that number is artificially low, claim some, because these are only the publicly reported breaches. Companies probably aren’t reporting a lot of them. Today, there is no federal law that mandates it, and precious few provincial […]

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Registration Opens March 11, 2015

Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto, the SecTor conference runs two full days, October 20th and 21st, with an optional training day October 19th. Featuring Keynotes from North America’s most respected and trusted experts, our speakers are true security professionals with depth of understanding on topics that matter. SecTor is a […]

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New SecTor Site Launch

We are pleased to announce our new website has launched!  To help us celebrate this event. the 2014 call for speakers is now open!

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2014 Registration is OPEN!

Online registration has opened for our 2014 conference. Early Bird Pricing is in effect until May 16th, you can now save 36% off Final Prices.  Register Today!

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