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

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The FedCyber Wire

Saudi hackers target Iran oil sector

“Websites belonging to several state-backed Iranian oil firms have been targeted by a group of hackers from Saudi Arabia, PANA News, a Persian-language news agency reported.” (Source: Saudi hackers target Iran oil sector – report – Energy – Origina [...]

The Fallacy of “Opting Out”

PJ Rey has a typically well-thought out post at Cyborgology on the problem with “opting out” media, with some significant implications for the way we think about technology and cybersecurity. Even a CTOVision reader may have a friend or relative (or both) that just doesn’t get why [...]

Lessons from Our Cyber Past: The First Cyber Cops

Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 16, 2012, the Atlantic Council will host a discussion with pioneers in cyber law enforcement and crime prevention moderated by Jay Healey. ”Lessons from Our Cyber Past: The First Cyber Cops” should offer some fascinating insight and I’ll be in attendance, so [...]

Multiple Human Rights, Foreign Policy Sites Hacked

“A rash of recent and ongoing targeted attacks involving compromises at high-profile Web sites should serve as a sobering reminder of the need to be vigilant about applying browser updates. A broad index of prominent sites belonging to foreign policy and human rights groups have been hacked an [...]

Domestic Drone Policy, Federal Telework, and More

Today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: Pilots, aircraft manufacturers, and privacy groups ask the Federal Aviation Administration to ensure drones could not be hijacked or jammed and that they would not cause problems for manned aircraft before it allows their widesprea [...]

Iran curbs foreign-sourced email providers

” Iran’s telecommunications ministry has barred local banks, insurance firms and telephone operators from using foreign-sourced emails to communicate with clients, a specialist weekly said on Saturday.” (Source: AFP: Iran curbs foreign-sourced email providers.) Original Source [...]

MoD to warn of E-bomb attack

“The UK needs to defend itself against an electromagnetic pulse-based ‘E-bomb’ that could knock out all electronic systems, the defence secretary will say today. Philip Hammond will tell a security conference in London that traditional defences based on “infantry or jet planes” would n [...]

CTO Security Weekly

This week Ustream gets an injection of political reality, Apple fixes a critical encryption blunder affecting some of its users, FBI documents are leaked detailing their worries over Bitcoin digital currency, and Anonymous takes down more Governmental websites as part of its ongoing operations. &nbs [...]