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

Countering Cyberattacks, Shootings with Big Data

“An adversary has spent months executing a cyberattack on an unnamed part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, after years of planning. Now, the disruption to daily American life is reaching its climax. First, there is a distributed denial of service, or DDoS,’ attack that masks a massive [...]

A Cat-and-Mouse Game

Katie Kennedy When a company is breached, it is akin to obtaining a disease no one wants and no one wants to admit to having. With reputations and trust on the line, companies are hesitant to broadcast a breach. The Australian Crime Commission estimates that the annual cost of cyber crime to Austral [...]

Ransomware Virus Shuts Down Electric and Water Utility

“Ransomware has become an albatross around the neck, targeting businesses, hospitals, and personal computers worldwide and extorting Millions of Dollars. Typical Ransomware targets victim’s computer encrypts files on it, and then demands a ransom — typically about $500 in Bitcoin — in exchan [...]

Black Mirror Transcends Fiction Into Reality

Katie Kennedy Fiction, especially fiction with technology components, can be an entertaining way to think through ethics issues. With that in mind a series we have been watching is the Netflix anthology called Black Mirror. Black Mirror highlights the dark side of life and technology, is now a rea [...]

Cyberattack knocks Lansing utility offline

“The Lansing, Mich., Board of Water & Light (BWL) expects to be fully back online today after suffering a cyberattack earlier this week that knocked the utility’s internal computer systems offline. The attack took place late on April 25 when an employee opened an email and clicked on a malic [...]