Aruba Networks, thanks twice!

A huge thank you to Aruba Networks for their important financial support as well as for the wireless infrastructure.

Aruba Networks

Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company’s Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. This unified approach to access networks dramatically improves productivity and lowers capital and operational costs.

CSEC on site on April 5-6. Look inside…

The CSEC will be onsite on April 5 and 6. Interested in a career in cyber security?


Breaking news

A rumor is going around that someone might have installed an access point with the SSID “Onion-PSK” … This same rumor states that the password might be a word taken from a french dictionnary, but that this word might also have a number added to it… This is all the info we have for now!

Team ‘BUILDS’ (Boston University) will participate at NSEC 2013

Very happy to announce that BUILDS, a team from Boston in the USA, will participate to NSEC 2013!

BUILDS is the Boston University Information Lab and Design Space from
the USA. We are an international student run hackerspace which has
been competing in CTFs for almost 2 years. BUILDS is helping to host
the Boston Key Party CTF in June (

Thanks Canonical for sharing your office with the NSEC crew!

Next week-end, the NSEC team will be present in the Canonical office in Montreal, allowing us to do the last integrations and practices. Thanks Canonical for helping us!!!


Canonical’s platform team leads the Ubuntu project and brings together the passion and genius of the open-source community. Released every six months, each new edition of Ubuntu is better than the last, harnessing new technologies to make it quicker, easier and more intuitive than ever.

IT and IT Security jobs available by our partners

Looking for an information security job in Montreal or Ottawa? NorthSec 2013 is a great place to meet our partners who might just have the job you are looking for.

Not only NorthSec 2013 will offer you some amazing / stimulating challenges for and your team to work on, but you’ll also have the chance to meet our sponsors who are looking for talents like you.

Bring your resume, be sure to update it to reflect your interest in infosec. Even if you’re not registered don’t hesitate to email it to us at

Only two weeks left before our exciting event!

Trustwave is supporting NorthSec 2013!

Thanks Trustwave for your support towards NorthSec 2013!


Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand data security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and organizations throughout the world. Trustwave has helped thousands of organizations — ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers—manage compliance and secure their network infrastructure, data communications and critical information assets.

Very happy to have ALTEA.CA supporting us!

We are proud to announce that will support NorthSec 2013. Altea was a partner of us during the past editions, under the HackUS banner, and we are happy to see them join us with NorthSec!

Réseaux, systèmes et sécurité

Founded in the year 2000 in Montreal, Altea Communications Inc. is a VAI (Value Added Integrator) which accompanies its customers in the study, the setup, and the exploitation of their information systems.

NorthSec is sold-out!


We are pleased to announce NorthSec 2013 is now sold out (EOF).
Thank you to those who have registered to join us!