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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.

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

Cybercrime Cost Americans $800,492,073 Last Year

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) tallied 269,422 complaints in 2014, totaling $800,492,073 in losses, according to a new report. The center has received 3,175,611 complaints since its establishment in May 2000.” Source: Cybercrime Cost Americans $800 [...]


9 July 2015 DoD CIO Mobility Industry Day

Another event we would like to bring to your attention is the AFCEA coordinated DoD CIO Mobility Industry day of 9 July 2015. Mobility is not just a major trend for DoD, but is a major driver of future mission functionality and is also posing very unique security challenges for the department. This [...]


Army Intelligence Industry Day 29 July 2015

On July 29, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Army, will co-sponsor a special, one day classified event tailored for members of industry focused on U.S. Army Intelligence.  The event will be held at Engility Heritage Conferenc [...]


ISIS preps for cyber war

“Islamic terrorists are stoking alarm with threats of an all-out cyber crusade against the United States, and experts say the warnings should be taken seriously.” Source: ISIS preps for cyber war | TheHill Via OODA Loop [...]


FBI: Computer expert briefly made plane fly sideways

“A computer security expert hacked into a plane’s in-flight entertainment system and made it briefly fly sideways by telling one of the engines to go into climb mode. Chris Roberts of One World Labs in Denver was flying on the plane at the time it turned sideways, according to an Via OODA Loop [...]


Cyber security tops DTCC risk barometer

“US post-trade utility the DTCC is reporting that almost half of the respondents in its most recent Systemic Risk Barometer Study cited cyber security as their top concern, making it the single largest fear and doubling its rating compared to just 12 months ago. Security incidents continue to ca [...]


Feds Say That Banned Researcher Commandeered a Plane

“A security researcher kicked off a United Airlines flight last month after tweeting about security vulnerabilities in its system had previously taken control of an airplane and caused it to briefly fly sideways, according to an application for a search warrant filed by an FBI agent. Chris Robert [...]


China imposes smartwatch and wearable tech army ban

“China has forbidden its armed forces from wearing internet-connected wearable tech, according to reports. The People’s Liberation Army Daily, the Chinese military’s official newspaper, said security concerns had been raised after one recruit had received a smartwatch as a birthday gift. News [...]


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