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

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The FedCyber Wire

Cyber-thieves cash in from malware

“Cyber-thieves can reap returns of almost 1,500% when they invest in ransomware, a study suggests. Trustwave looked at how much cash typical cybercriminals spend and what their potential profits might be. It estimated it would cost $5,900 (£3,860) to buy a ransomware kit that could return up to $ [...]

White House Tightens Security for Web Access

On Monday, 8 June 2015, Tony Scott, Chief Information Officer for President Obama, issued a memorandum that requires all federal websites and services to switch to HTTPS, a more secure method of connection than plain HTTP, by December 31, 2016.  This change means all traffic is treated as sensitiv [...]

Data hacked from U.S. government dates back to 1985

“Data stolen from U.S. government computers by suspected Chinese hackers included security clearance information and background checks dating back three decades, U.S. officials said on Friday, underlining the scope of one of the largest known cyber attacks on federal networks. The breach of comput [...]

The Innerworkings of a Security Operations Center

Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of a modern information technology enterprise is a big job. Cyber security breaches are becoming common news. The role of security is becoming more and more important in the IT sector. To solve security issues and to provide a rapid solution [...]

Chinese breach data of 4 million federal workers

“Hackers working for the Chinese state breached the computer system of the Office of Personnel Management in December, U.S. officials said Thursday, and the agency will notify about 4 million current and former federal employees that their personal data may have been compromised. The hack was th [...]