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

Future of drones is small and cheap

“Intelligence might be one of if not the most coveted asset for commanders of all stripes. While combatant commanders and other strategic leaders are always in need of more intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, so is the case for field commanders on the ground with small units. As such, t [...]

The Twitter Bots Who Tried to Steal France

“To the French electorate, last Friday’s eleventh-hour dump of hacked Emmanuel Macron documents was a snoozer. Voters yawned Macron into the presidency with nearly twice the votes of his far-right opponent Marie Le Pen. But if you’d weighed the import of MacronLeaks by the social media reactio [...]

Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale

“A cyber-attack that hit organisations worldwide including the UK’s National Health Service was ‘unprecedented’, Europe’s police agency says. Europol also warned a ‘complex international investigation’ was required ‘to identify the culprits’. Ransomware encrypted data on at least 7 [...]

How to Accidentally Stop a Global Cyber Attacks

“I believe they were trying to query an intentionally unregistered domain which would appear registered in certain sandbox environments, then once they see the domain responding, they know they’re in a sandbox the malware exits to prevent further analysis. This technique isn’t unprecedented a [...]

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

“Sixteen National Health Service (NHS) organizations in the UK have been hit, and some of those hospitals have canceled outpatient appointments and told people to avoid emergency departments if possible. Spanish telecom company Telefónica was also hit with the ransomware. Spanish authorities conf [...]