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

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The FedCyber Wire

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

“A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files.” Source: Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data Via OODA [...]

Kenya Opposition Claims Vote Has Been Hacked

“Hackers broke into the database of Kenya’s electoral commission and manipulated the results of the election, the leader of the country’s opposition coalition alleged on Wednesday. Vote counting is ongoing in east Africa’s strongest democracy after Tuesday’s election where voters were aske [...]

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

“The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satel [...]

O’Reilly Velocity Conference NYC 1-4 Oct 2017

The O’Reilly Velocity Conference is the best place on the planet for web ops and systems engineering professionals like you to learn from your peers, exchange ideas with experts, and share best practices and lessons learned for handling modern systems and applications. Register Today for OR [...]

US army stops use of Chinese-made drones

“The US Army has ordered its members to stop using drones made by Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co because of ‘cyber vulnerabilities’ in the products.” Source: US army stops use of Chinese-made drones | South China Morning Post Via OODA Loop [...]

O’Reilly Security Conference NY Oct 29-30 2017

The O’Reilly Security Conference brings together in-the-trenches security practitioners from organizations of every size, across a wide breadth of industries to share actionable insight in a supportive, hype-free environment. It covers interesting successes (and failures), provocative ideas, p [...]

Virgin America computer systems hacked

“Alaska Airlines says it is taking precautions including requiring employees to change their passwords after Virgin America’s computer systems were hacked.” Source: Virgin America computer systems hacked – Via OODA Loop [...]

Merck Cyber Attack Will Cause Loss Of Innocent Life

For years we have heard warnings of cyber attacks against manufacturing processes and against infrastructure, and for years we have seen these attacks grow from theoretical to real. We have also seen many who do not know how connected these systems are say that all is well and the threat is being ov [...]

House Panel Wants Inventory of Agencies’ Kaspersky Use

“The House Science, Space and Technology Committee is asking federal agencies across most of the government to turn over information about computer systems that use a controversial Russian anti-virus software.” Source: House Panel Wants Inventory of Agencies’ Kaspersky Use – Via [...]