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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

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The FedCyber Wire

PayPal, Symantec and Others Hacked by Anonymous

“The websites of PayPal, Symantec and several other companies have been hacked. The Anonymous hacker collective has claimed responsibility for the cyberattacks, claiming on Twitter the hacks are part of a ‘November 5th protest.’” Source: PayPal, Symantec and Others Hacked by Anonymou [...]

NBC Sites Hacked

“Multiple NBC sites, including its mobile landing page, the Saturday Night Live site, and the NBC Sports Rotoworld page have been hacked into. Several pages now have black starry backgrounds, including banners readings ‘hacked by pyknic.’ The banner also includes scrolling text reading, [...]

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 [...]