Medical Device Security

Alex Illiadis MedSec The focus of this presentation is on the security of medical devices. Anything from enterprise hospital equipment to embedded gadgets that are available for patients. We will walk through all the layers of security starting from the hardware, firmware and RF. This talk is a story of our experiences and struggles

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SciBabe’s Guide to Surviving Fake News

Yvette d’Entremont SciBabe Can you spot fake news when it pops up in your Twitter feed? Are you sure? Even the most ardent skeptics and trained scientists can have trouble separating landmark discoveries from hyperbolic writing or dry satire when reported in popular media. The new media landscape of sponsored content and fake news

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Getting The Most Bang For Your Bug!

Shannon Sabens For more than ten years, the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) has been investing in security research by providing sustaining incoming to the security research community by purchasing quality vulnerability reports. That said, the ZDI collection of vulnerability research and exploits is a curated collection. While ZDI does not accept

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Data Security & Office 365—Stop Chasing Data

Paul Da Silva Data security is a never-ending battle to keep up with the latest regulations and protect intellectual property from targeted attacks and accidental exposure—all while adapting to evolving IT environments of cloud applications. Understandably, most enterprises want to meet their compliance demands and data protection needs with

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Deep Learning – Next Generation Threat Protection

Douglas Santos Neural networks, Brave New World, Skynet. Are we in the future? The buzzwords in the security industry are; big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Every vendor is claiming to have these technologies in their products. However, what do these technologies really do, how do they work, and how will they make

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If I Had a Million Dollars

Olivier Henchiri Privy Council Office If you had a million dollars to spend on your IT security program, what would you invest in? In today’s fast-paced digital world, it can be challenging to know where to focus your priorities. IT security industry trends, recent headlines and the latest gadgets and tools can provide some

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The Wrong Kind of DevOps Talk

Bobby Kuzma DevOps seems to be where all the cool kids in IT are hanging out these days. While not all of us get to work in DevOps shops, we can steal some of the toolset to up our game for lab and skills development purposes. In this talk, you’ll not only learn about DevOps-y 

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Cyber Warfare in the CAF

Master Warrant Officer Alex Arndt Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Armed Forces, as a result of the Defence Policy Review, is investing heavily in Cyber warfare. This includes the creation of a new occupation, developing new doctrine and establishing a new command structure to help the military take on this challenging battlespace. Master

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