Meeting: 2017.03.29 Written by thehask on March 25, 2017

Just around the corner…

Hello all,

AtlSecCon is this months HASK meeting sponsor and the conference is quickly approaching. Things are really coming together, the speakers have been selected and the agenda is posted! This year we are also very pleased to announce our very first training day. Seating is limited and tickets are available online HERE

This months meeting will focus on our local community with good friend Steve Bromwich presenting an update to his very popular talk about using IoT devices to hack your home heating bill.  Along with this I will be presenting on my observations and experience at this years RSA conference.

Once again the HASK is an open community, whether you work directly in information security, manage a security team or are a systems administrator all are welcome. Come out for updates regarding AtlSecCon and a socialable or two amongst like minded professionals.

Thank you,
Travis and the AtlSecCon Board.



The Atlantic Security Conference (AtlSecCon) is a non-profit, annual, information security conference located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Established in 2011, our goal is to provide quality information security education and training at an affordable cost.



The Lower Deck – Tap Room
Historic Properties
1887 Upper Water St
3rd Floor (Above Lower Deck)
Halifax, NS


6:00-7:20 pm  Complimentary apps and drinks from our sponsor AtlSecCon
7:20-7:45 pm  Travis Barlow – Community updates and musings about the RSA Conference
7:45-8:30 pm  Community: Steve Bromwich – Using IoT Devices to Hack Your Home Heating Bill
8:30-9:00 pm  AtlSecCon 2017 news, Updates and Happenings


Steve Bromwich – Using IoT Devices to Hack Your Home Heating Bill
Steve previously gave a presentation showing how to reuse IoT devices for managing home heating and hacking your heating bill. Now he’s back with an update on how things are running, what he’s discovered, and what’s failed. Part of the presentation will include cracking open a WiFi base power plug and showing how it calls back to China, and then how to reprogram it to run your own code.