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

How the U.S. Government Hacks the World

“The men and women who hack for the NSA belong to a secretive unit known as Tailored Access Operations. It gathers vast amounts of intelligence on terrorist financial networks, international money-laundering and drug operations, the readiness of foreign militaries, even the internal political [...]

NSA Deputy Warns Against Cyber Vigilantes

“The private sector — and the government — must ‘exhaust’ the use of traditional responses such as public shaming, criminal charges, diplomatic demarches, and sanctions ‘before we contemplate the dangerous possibility we might encourage vigilantism,’ the powerful deputy director o [...]

Large cyber espionage emanating from India

“orman Shark uncovered a large and sophisticated cyber-attack infrastructure that appears to have originated from India. The attacks, conducted by private threat actors over a period of three years and still ongoing, showed no evidence of state-sponsorship but the primary purpose of the global [...]

Millions hit by Yahoo Japan hack attack

“Up to 22 million login names may have been stolen during a hack attack on Yahoo Japan. A file of ID details for about one tenth of its 200 million members was stolen during the attack, it said.” Source:BBC News – Millions hit by Yahoo Japan hack attack Via OODA Loop [...]

Chinese Hackers Resume Attacks on U.S. Targets

“Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China’s People’s Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from scores of American companies and government agencies, they appear to have resumed their attacks  using different techniques, according to comput [...]

Is Microsoft reading your Skype instant messages?

“A group of security researchers in Germany found some suspicious traffic on their web servers after a Skype instant messaging session. After a single experiment, they concluded that Microsoft is snooping on its customers. But a closer look at the facts suggests that this is a well-documented [...]

Chinese university lab linked to PLA cyber attacks

“A computer science laboratory at China’s Wuhan University has been linked by U.S. intelligence agencies to Chinese military cyber attacks on the West. According to U.S. officials, the Key Laboratory of Aerospace Information Security and Trusted Computing at Wuhan’s Computer Science School [...]

Lessons From the Hacking Attack That Wasn’t

“Hacking attacks that fizzle can be just as dangerous as those that don’t. This week, the loosely coordinated Anonymous hacking crew promised an all-out assault against U.S. government and banking websites in retaliation for drone attacks and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tuesday was [...]

Goldman outs Bloomberg snoops

“Irked Goldman Sachs brass recently confronted Bloomberg LP over concerns reporters at the business news service have been using the company’s ubiquitous terminals to keep tabs on some employees of the Wall Street bank, The Post has learned. The ability to snoop on Bloomberg terminal users c [...]

U.S. cyberwar strategy stokes fear of blowback

“Even as the U.S. government confronts rival powers over widespread Internet espionage, it has become the biggest buyer in a burgeoning gray market where hackers and security firms sell tools for breaking into computers.” Source:Special Report: U.S. cyberwar strategy stokes fear of blowb [...]