About FedCyber

FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost & Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges. The FedCyber web site serves as the community nexus and information aggregator.

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner. Register today at Events.FedCyber.Com

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity

Bob Gourley The Christian Science Monitor’s Passcode traveled across the country to meet 15 kids under 15 years old who are fighting off the growing threat of cyberattacks. They are part of a new generation of tinkerers and boundary pushers – many still lugging school backpacks and wearing b [...]

How Connected-Cars Could Cost You Your Privacy

Jeremy Sutter Connected cars are poised to become one of the biggest changes in the driving experience since the invention of the automobile, and they could be on the road within a decade. They present many exciting opportunities, but also new threats to our privacy and security. In this post, we [...]

Spies for Hire

“When he arrived at the 29th floor of the Marina Plaza for his interview, the company representative described a plan to deploy electronic probes all over major cities in the UAE, which a team of hackers would then break into, guaranteeing access for DarkMatter and its customer — the Emirati go [...]

Military Warns Lenovo Poses Cyber Spy Threat

“The Pentagon’s Joint Staff recently warned against using equipment made by China’s Lenovo computer manufacturer amid concerns about cyber spying against Pentagon networks, according to defense officials. A recent internal report produced by the J-2 intelligence directorate stated that cyber s [...]

Elegant Physics Threaten Android Phones

“In the new Android attack, the first step was seeing whether it was even possible to flip bits on mobile phones. The researchers started by attempting Rowhammer attacks on Android phones they had root access to, and quickly observed flipped bits on test devices like the Nexus 5. Some memory Via O [...]

O’Reilly Security Conference NYC Oct 30- Nov 2

Bob Gourley The O’Reilly Security Conference is the best place on Earth to learn how to build better defenses to protect your data, systems, privacy, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from leading minds in security, like Katie Moussouris and Nick Sullivan (see full speaker line- [...]

What Home Users Should Do to Mitigate DDoS Threats

Bob Gourley We have all been watching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks evolve and the bad news is that your home may very well have been involved in recent attacks. Bad guys use automated tools to scan and probe for devices they can take over and they don’t care anything about your [...]

Someone Weaponized the Internet of Things

“Friday’s internet disruption could be a taste of what’s to come when nations and non-state actors stop using the web and start attacking it. Like poor John Hurt’s character in Alien, the internet is infected with a monster that turned on its host. Instead of using the network to send Via OO [...]

Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

“Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world’s best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global internet stability.” Source: Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites | Reute [...]

DOD Wants You to Hack the Pentagon Again and Again

“The Defense Department plans to make Hack the Pentagon-style bug bounty challenges available in a new contract vehicle. The department contracted HackerOne and Synack to create a contract vehicle that allows DOD components and services to launch such competitions to discover and remediate website [...]

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