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

FBI tries to recruit hackers as cyber special agents

“The annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas was a place for hackers and cybersecurity professionals to compare ideas and tactics of the trade but it was also an opportunity for the government to tap a pool of talented cyber skills. Government agencies are scrambling to bring top IT and Via OODA [...]

Chinese Arrest 15,000 in Cybercrime Sweep

“Police in China said on Tuesday they arrested about 15,000 people for crimes that ‘jeopardized Internet security,’ as the government moves to tighten controls on the Internet. Since taking over in 2013, President Xi Jinping has led an increasingly harsh crackdown on China’s Internet, which [...]

Two-Thirds of Companies Expect a Nation-State Attack

“Nearly two-thirds of organizations (64%) believe their own organizations are potential targets for nation-state cyber-attacks. That’s according to a survey taken by Tripwire of 215 attendees at the Black Hat USA 2015 security conference in Las Vegas this month. Those expecting to be targeted ma [...]

Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rival

“Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as malicious, according to two former employees.” Source: Exclu [...]

Attacks on Fiber Networks in California Baffle FBI

“The attacker struck close to midnight, climbing into a manhole at the mouth of California’s Niles Canyon and slicing a series of cables that collectively carried billions of bits of Internet data. Hundreds of miles away at a Zayo Group Holdings Inc. network operations center in Tulsa, Okla., en [...]

Nine Charged in Insider Trading Case Tied to Hackers

“Federal authorities announced on Tuesday that they had broken up a five-year scheme in which rogue traders gave overseas hackers a ‘shopping list’ of confidential corporate news releases to steal, generating more than $100 million in illegal profits. The authorities filed criminal charges aga [...]