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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

Chinese IoT Firm Siphoned Text Messages, Call Records

“A Chinese technology firm has been siphoning text messages and call records from cheap Android-based mobile smart phones and secretly sending the data to servers in China, researchers revealed this week. The revelations came the same day the White House and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securi [...]


War in the Information Age

“We are on the eve of a new era in the business of warfighting and combined arms. In this information age of warfare, advantage will be achieved through the speed and integration of information. If we follow the right path, tomorrow’s commanders will seamlessly direct joint and coalition force [...]


Is critical infrastructure the next DDoS target?

“If millions of IoT thermostats in homes and smart grid devices in commercial buildings are compromised and ask for maximum AC on a day in which there is excess demand in the grid, what would the impact be?” Source: Is critical infrastructure the next DDoS target? | CSO Online Via OODA Loop [...]


Is critical infrastructure the next DDoS target?

“If millions of IoT thermostats in homes and smart grid devices in commercial buildings are compromised and ask for maximum AC on a day in which there is excess demand in the grid, what would the impact be?” Source: Is critical infrastructure the next DDoS target? | CSO Online Via OODA Loop [...]


DDoS: Understand The Growing Threat From Botnet #14

Thomas Pore DDoS attacks are one of the largest attack methods threatening the stability of the Internet.  These events are perpetrated by a collection or botnet of Internet facing devices that communicate with a command and control center for instructions.  One of the more infamous groups of bots [...]


Michigan Utility Paid $25,000 Ransom After Cyberattack

“Officials say the Lansing Board of Water & Light in Michigan has paid a $25,000 ransom to unlock its internal communications systems after they were disabled in the spring by a cyberattack. General manager Dick Peffley told the Lansing State Journal it cost about $2.4 million to respond to th [...]