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

Hackers threaten Danvers firm, seeking ransom

“A local business received a strange, threatening message every time someone tried to open a file Wednesday, police said. Hackers claimed to have hijacked the firm’s files through the use of encryption, though it is not clear if they were actually able to do this. If the company did not pay [...]

Taking the Cyberattack Threat Seriously

“Last month I convened an emergency meeting of my cabinet and top homeland security, intelligence and defense officials. Across the country trains had derailed, including one carrying industrial chemicals that exploded into a toxic cloud. Water treatment plants in several states had shut down, [...]

Instability in the Cyber Environment

Continuing where  James Mulvenon left off at the the Cyber Statecraft Initiative‘s and the Cyber Conflict Studies Association‘s ”Addressing Cyber Instability” event, Greg Rattray, CEO of Delta Risk and former Commander of the Operations Group of the Air Force Informati [...]

Destroy our cyber enemies, say British MPs

“Security and intelligence agencies should be willing to engage in covert cyber attacks on enemy states using programs such as the Stuxnet virus that targeted Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a report concluded. The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) said it was not enough to just defend aga [...]

EU to Banks: Assume All PCs Are Infected

“An agency of the European Union created to improve network and data security is offering some blunt, timely and refreshing advice for financial institutions as they try to secure the online banking channel: ‘Assume all PCs are infected.’ “ Source: EU to Banks: Assume All PCs Are Inf [...]

Yahoo investigating exposure of 400,000 passwords

“Web giant Yahoo has confirmed it is investigating a breach of its system which may have exposed 400,000 user IDs. US security firm Trustedsec said the attack appeared to have originated from servers connected to Yahoo Voices, a user-generated section of the site.” Source: BBC News ̵ [...]