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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

What to Do About Zero-Day Hacks? Try A Middle Road

“Instead of overreaching to regulate the entire zero-day market, the U.S. government should create incentives for individuals, companies, and governments to find software vulnerabilities, publicize, and patch them, and thus reduce the risk of attack. The U.S. government should expand exemptions fo [...]


Cisco finds new Zero-Day Exploit linked to NSA Hackers

“Network equipment vendor Cisco is finally warning its customers of another zero-day vulnerability the company discovered in the trove of NSA’s hacking exploits and implants leaked by the group calling itself ‘The Shadow Brokers.’ Last month, the Shadow Brokers published firewall exploits, i [...]


Is Your Printer About To Launch A Cyber Attack?

“Many businesses are set up with a printer per desk or team, but owners are unaware that having departmental printers sprinkled throughout an office can be an easy source for a data breach. Unbeknownst to many in an office environment, modern printers now contain a wealth of confidential data, in [...]


Is Your Printer About To Launch A Cyber Attack?

“Many businesses are set up with a printer per desk or team, but owners are unaware that having departmental printers sprinkled throughout an office can be an easy source for a data breach. Unbeknownst to many in an office environment, modern printers now contain a wealth of confidential data, in [...]


China hackers swipe millions in data breach

“A big Wall Street technology firm is being sued after allegedly falling for a run-of-the-mill email scam and wiring client funds to hackers. SS&C Technologies, a $6 billion market capitalization company that bills itself as ‘the most comprehensive powerhouse of software technology in the fi [...]


A Peek into French Signals Intelligence

“Something remarkable happened a few months ago. Bernard Barbier, the former head of signals intelligence (SIGINT) between 2006 and 2014 at France’s foreign intelligence agency (DGSE), gave a speech at one of France’s top engineering schools in which he reflected on his career and imparted s [...]


Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet

“Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet. These probes take the form of precisely calibrated attacks designed to determine exactly how well these companies can defend themselves, and what would be required to take t [...]


FBI trying to build legal cases against Russian hackers

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation is intensifying efforts to find enough evidence to enable the Justice Department to indict some of the Russians that U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded are hacking into American political parties and figures, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officia [...]


The Cold War is over. The Cyber War has begun

“‘A line has been crossed. The hard part is knowing how to respond effectively,’ argues one U.S. official. Retaliating in kind may not be wise for a country that is far more dependent on its digital infrastructure than is Russia. But unless some clear signal is sent, there’s a danger Via OOD [...]


TechNet Augusta 2016: Defensive Cyber

ChrisScott This is the sixth in our series of posts on US Army systems and mission needs based on the AFCEA Augusta Technet. The US Army must ensure they have the ability to maneuver in cyberspace.  There were considerable discussions on defensive and offensive cyber operations and how they will oc [...]