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

Wanted: Cyber Experts for U.K. Boardrooms

“Only 5 percent of large U.K. companies say their boards include directors with expertise in information technology or cyber security, even though the vast majority identify hacking and other digital threats as serious risks, a report showed. In the event of a cyber attack, more than half of compa [...]

Ransomware completely shuts down Ohio town government

“In another interesting example of what happens when you don’t manage your backups correctly, the Licking County government offices, including the police force, have been shut down by ransomware. Although details are sparse, it’s clear that someone in the office caught a bug in a phishing scam [...]

Hacker Leaks Tools Stolen From Cellebrite

“The hacker who recently breached the systems of Israel-based mobile forensics company Cellebrite leaked some tools on Thursday and promised to dump more of the stolen data in the future. While its investigation is still ongoing, Cellebrite has confirmed that someone had gained unauthorized access [...]

Protecting Against the Increasing Malvertising Threat

Crystal Lister This article increases awareness for organizations and individuals seeking to enhance their digital security posture against malvertising (“malicious advertising”). Malvertising is increasingly being deployed by threat actors to spread malware, including ransomware and scams, and [...]

Why Do Spammers Love The Internet Of Things?

Ciara Noonan A spammer’s biggest fear is having their ability to send emails cut off. Inbox providers, inbound and outbound spam filters, ISPs, and blacklist operators constantly strive to reduce the number of spam emails that end up in users’ inboxes. That’s good for users, but bad for spamme [...]