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

More Proof DSB Cloud Computing Conclusions Are On Track

By Bob Gourley We previously brought your attention to a Defense Science Board study on Cloud Computing (see: DSB Report on Reliability in a Digital Cloud ) I continue to believe this report captures critically important, actionable information and makes conclusions that should form the underpinning [...]

DHS awards $6 billion cybersecurity contract

“The Department of Homeland Security on Monday awarded contracts to 17 vendors for tools and services to continuously monitor federal systems and networks for cyber risks. Most large civilian agencies have agreed to use the $6 billion contract, which will provide diagnostic tools for agencies to q [...]

What’s Trending For Hackers?

By BryanHalfpap While at Defcon (the largest computer security conference in the United States) I overheard it described as a sort of “Hacker New-Years holiday”.  If that’s true, then maybe it’s time to go over one of the trends I’ve seen popping up for a while that has gained a lot of mo [...]

Anonymous’ Secret Presence In The U.S. Army

“An active-duty Army captain and member of Anonymous describes how the organization operates, his own involvement in the Arab Spring, how the crackdown on Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden has affected soldiers, and how more leaks are on the way. He has agreed to speak with BuzzFeed on the condit [...]

Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, infects others: expert

“A prominent computer security firm warned that the Dalai Lama’s Chinese-language website has been hacked and is infecting visitors’ computers with viruses in what may to be an effort to spy on human rights activists who frequently visit the site.” Source:Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, in [...]

N.S.A. Leaks Make Plan for Cyberdefense Unlikely

“Even while rapidly expanding its electronic surveillance around the world, the National Security Agency has lobbied inside the government to deploy the equivalent of a ‘Star Wars’ defense for America’s computer networks, designed to intercept cyberattacks before they could cripple power pla [...]

Bogons: Do not let them in or through your networks

By Bob Gourley Vogon’s are not bogons, but look like them. With this post we will dive a bit deeper into bogosity in networks, paying particular attention to the fundamental element of bogosity, the Bogon. We will then articulate a use case for the Centripetal Networks RuleGate which can ensure bo [...]

DISA Industry Day: Times have changed

By ChrisScott Today I joined 400 of my favorite colleagues to hear DISA’s annual Forecast to Industry. I have attended this forum at Tampa, Disneyworld, Grand ole’ Opry (almost, it flooded out), Disneyland and other exotic locations. This year we congregated in the conference room at the DISA He [...]

China allows spies to plunder companies

“A CHINESE state-owned company wants a better process to make titanium dioxide, used in paint, so it paid spies to steal it from industry giant DuPont. American prosecutors say Pangang Group aimed high. The Chinese state-owned company wanted a better process to make titanium dioxide, a white pigme [...]