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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

DHS: ‘OpUSA’ May Be More Bark Than Bite

“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning that a group of mostly Middle East- and North Africa-based criminal hackers are preparing to launch a cyber attack campaign next week known as ‘OpUSA’ against websites of high-profile US government agencies, financial institutions, and c [...]

OpUSA Threatens Banks, Government on May 7

“The group goes on to say U.S. financial institutions will be targeted for attack. ‘Do not take this as a warning,’ the post states. ‘You cannot stop the Internet hate machine from doxes, DNS attacks, defaces, redirects, DDoS attacks, database leaks and admin takeovers.’ [...]

China Cyberspies Outwit U.S. Stealing Military Secrets

At what point are shareholders able to sue for negligence? That question has been haunting the cyber domain for a decade… “QinetiQ’s espionage expertise didn’t keep Chinese cyber- spies from outwitting the company. In a three-year operation, hackers linked to China’s military infiltrat [...]

Syrian Electronic Army: Assad’s cyber warriors

“In recent weeks, the self-styled Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has launched hacking attacks on the BBC, the Associated Press (AP) and most recently the Guardian. Last week the group succeeded in hijacking AP’s main Twitter account, with 1.9 million followers. It falsely claimed that Pres [...]

Wash. Hospital Hit By $1.03 Million Cyberheist

“Organized hackers in Ukraine and Russia stole more than $1 million from a public hospital in Washington state earlier this month. The costly cyberheist was carried out with the help of nearly 100 different accomplices in the United States who were hired through work-at-home job scams run by a [...]

Cyber attack deprives millions of online ID

“More than 10 million Dutch citizens were unable to use their official online signature to pay bills and taxes because of a cyber attack, officials said Wednesday. The national DigiD system ‘is no longer accessible since Tuesday evening because of a DDoS attack,’ the interior minis [...]

Islamic group expands targets in bank DDoS attacks

“An Islamic group that launched a third wave of high-powered distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against U.S. banks in March has started targeting other financial organizations, including credit card companies and financial brokerages, security experts say.” Source: Islamic grou [...]

Huawei Quits U.S. Market

“Huawei is getting out of the U.S. market, says a story by the Financial Times. According to the FT story, Eric Xu, executive VP, said, ‘We are not interested in the U.S. market any more.’ Xu’s remarks came during a gathering of analysts on Tuesday. Huawei will service existi [...]

Chinese Hackers Seek Drone Secrets

“A notorious cyber-espionage gang is being blamed for a set of recently discovered spear-phishing attacks that aim to steal information relating to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones.” Source:Chinese Hackers Seek Drone Secrets – Security – Attacks/breache [...]