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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.

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

The Ultimate Targeted Attack: Malvertisments

Michael Johnson This talk was given by RiskIQ CEO and Co-Founder Elias Manousos at the Security Innovation Network in 2015. It provides important context on a very powerful attack method, malicious code delivered with the accuracy of a laser-guided bomb. He discusses how malvertising attacks can sca [...]


Pathway To The New Era of Quantum Computing

Charles Brooks The world of computing has witnessed seismic advancements since the invention of the electronic calculator in the 1960s. The past few years in information processing have been especially transformational.  What were once thought of as science fiction fantasies are now technological r [...]


93% of phishing emails are now ransomware

“As of the end of March, 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware, according to a report released today by PhishMe. That was up from 56 percent in December, and less than 10 percent every other month of last year.” Source: 93% of phishing emails are now ransomware Via OO [...]


Dropbox Smeared in Week of Megabreaches

“Last week, LifeLock and several other identity theft protection firms erroneously alerted their customers to a breach at cloud storage giant Dropbox.com — an incident that reportedly exposed some 73 million usernames and passwords. The only problem with that notification was that Dropbox didn [...]


Software Now To Blame For 15 Percent Of Car Recalls

“The number of software-related issues, according to several sources tracking vehicle recalls, has been on the rise. According to financial advisors Stout Risius Ross (SSR), in their Automotive Warranty & Recall Report 2016, software-related recalls have gone from less than 5 percent of recall [...]


Events Of Interest To The Enterprise Techie

Bob Gourley The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar: Women In Technology International Summit June 5 – June 7 City: San Jose. Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Organizer: WITI The Women In Technology International (WITI) Summit, June 5-7, is the annual gatheri [...]


Untangling China’s Cybersecurity Laws

“China has drafted several security laws over the past year that tighten regulation over suppliers of technological equipment and services.” Source: Untangling China’s Cybersecurity Laws – China Real Time Report – WSJ Via OODA Loop [...]


Eight Ways Consumers can Protect Their Home Networks

Cesare Garlati Consumers need to understand that security problems don’t end with their laptops and phones, the same concerns are valid for any connected device in the home and the same security rationale must be applied, especially for routers where it is the first, last and only line of defense [...]