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

How a lone hacker shredded the myth of crowdsourcing

“‘The real impact of the attack was not to destroy the assembled pieces but to destroy the user base of the platform, and to disrupt the recruitment dynamics.’ All the motivation generated by weeks of good PR, a fun task and a smart financial incentive scheme evaporated in the face Via OODA Lo [...]

Criminals aren’t going dark, says Harvard study

“For years now, the FBI has been warning legislators and CEOs about criminals ‘going dark’ through encryption — and the responsibility of companies like Apple and Google to stop it from happening. But according to a new study from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, that’s [...]

Security Firm Norse Corp. Imploding

“‘The systems in question are fake systems….and the data obtained cannot be accurately used for attribution,’ Lee wrote of Norse’s sensor network. ‘In essence, Norse identified scans from Iranian Internet locations against fake systems and announced them as attacks on industrial control [...]

Security Experts Say That Hacking Cars Is Easy

“Automobiles may be getting more advanced, but that doesn’t mean they are immune to hacks. The latest cars, stuffed with technology that collects driving data and makes keys obsolete, are far ‘smarter’ than older vehicles. However, all those features come at a cost when it comes to how easil [...]

The Data Breach You Haven’t Heard About

“A security breach recently discovered at software developer Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that foreign hackers have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past three years. Yet compared with the uproar over the Office of Personnel Management br [...]

Israel’s electric grid hit by “severe” hack attack

“Israel experienced a serious hack attack on its electrical grid that officials are still working to repel, the head of the country’s energy minister said Tuesday. ‘The virus was already identified and the right software was already prepared to neutralize it,’ Israeli Energy Minister Yuval S [...]