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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

Hackers Find A Windows 8 Bug

“That didn’t take long. Windows 8 was officially released a week ago and hackers have already found a security flaw in it. But that’s not even the worst news. These guys have not told Microsoft about the flaw. Instead, they’re selling it to others, reports Computerworld.̶ [...]

US Bank Cyber Attackers Deny Iran Connection

“The group that claimed to launch large, sustained cyber attacks against the websites of several major U.S. financial institutions told ABC News it is not acting on behalf of and is not supported by the Iranian government, contrary to recent news reports.” Source:US Bank Cyber Attackers [...]

4 factors for avoiding cyber espionage attacks

“Malware continues to change at a rapid pace, as evidenced by new types of high-tech, military-grade malicious code grabbing headlines such as Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame. Another category raising its ugly head is the malware developed specifically for industrial espionage, like ACAD/Medre.A, whic [...]

DoD Enterprise Email – A Tough Choice.

By ChrisScott Those that have been around DoD a while understand what a long twisted road we have travelled to roll out email systems that work across services.   In the beginning, the email systems were established by the service component that used them, so they were tailored to the unique needs [...]

The Red Teamer’s Bookshelf (2012 Edition)

“It’s time to update The Red Teamer’s Bookshelf, an exercise we first undertook in 2009. This time, we feature titles from the Red Team Journal editors and advisors as well as suggestions from external thought leaders in the red teaming community. Please note that the list is an admittedly [...]

Mobile Malware and Future Threats

By JonathanTabb had an excellent article last week about Mobile Malware and it got me thinking about future computer threats a little. Let’s see where my mind went: Mobile devices far outrank traditional computers and the gap is only growing. The Wired article points to only one of the p [...]

Is the United States Militarizing Cyberspace?

By SeanLawson Though cybersecurity has been a concern for decades, we have seen an uptick of concern during the last four years. The Obama administration has made the issue a priority. Early in his term, the President gave a speech on the subject and the next month the Secretary of Defense announced [...]

Algerian hackers attack vital govt websites

“India’s vulnerability to cyber attacks is once again out in the open. Hackers from Algeria carried out a successful attack on websites run by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, the Prime Minister’s Office and five other government departments.” Source:Algeria [...]

Cyber attack bigger threat than Sandy

“As electric companies continue to restore power from Hurricane Sandy, a potentially more devastating threat is looming — from cyber criminals who may try to get control of the power grid. Cyber criminals and nations are increasingly using the Internet, as well as traditional spying tech [...]

Russia internet blacklist law takes effect

“A law that aims to protect children from harmful internet content by allowing the government to take sites offline has taken effect in Russia. The authorities are now able to blacklist and force offline certain websites without a trial.” Source:BBC News – Russia internet blacklist [...]