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

Cyber-thieves blamed for leap in Tor dark net use

“Cyber-thieves are behind a big leap in the number of computers connecting to the Tor anonymous web browsing system, a security company has said. The number of connections to Tor almost doubled in late August.” Source: BBC News – Cyber-thieves blamed for leap in Tor dark net use Via OODA Loop [...]

Ho Not To Be Paralyzed By NSA Revelations

By SeanLawson This semester at the University of Utah I am teaching Communication 5620, International Communication. In our Thursday sessions, we do a round-up of weekly news items from the previous week, chosen by the students, that relate to international communication. Not surprisingly, most of t [...]

Two Romanians Sentenced to US Prison in Hacking Case

“Two Romanian nationals were sentenced to prison terms Wednesday for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme to hack into US merchants’ computer networks to steal credit card data, officials said. The Justice Department said Adrian-Tiberiu Oprea, 29, of Constanta, Romania, was sentenced to 1 [...]

Diving into Platfora’s Security Features

By Bob Gourley With this post we dive into the security features built into Platfora. First a quick refresher on the powerful Platfora workflow concepts and capabilities:  Platfora provides analysts with fast, interactive access to Big Data through visualizations and analytical tools designed to ta [...]

Why the U.S. Should Use Cyber Weapons Against Syria

“If the Obama administration does conduct military strikes against Syria, as seems likely, it should use military cyber weapons at the earliest possible moment to show the upside of military cyber power. Though this is risky, as it puts the focus on the U.S. militarization of cyberspace, it is lik [...]