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

U.S. Detects Flurry of Iranian Hacking

“Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard military force hacked email and social-media accounts of Obama administration officials in recent weeks in attacks believed to be tied to the arrest in Tehran of an Iranian-American businessman, U.S. officials said.” Source: U.S. Detects Flurry of Iranian H [...]

Pentagon Farmed Out Its Coding to Russia

“The Pentagon was tipped off in 2011 by a longtime Army contractor that Russian computer programmers were helping to write computer software for sensitive U.S. military communications systems, setting in motion a four-year federal investigation that ended this week with a multimillion-dollar fine [...]

Pentagon Contractors Developing Lethal Cyber Weapons

“Under a forthcoming nearly half-billion-dollar military contract, computer code capable of killing adversaries is expected to be developed and deployed if necessary, according to contractors vying for the work and former Pentagon officials. U.S. troops would have the power to launch logic bombs, [...]

Meet the U.S. Defense Firm Supplying Iran’s Internet

“Nestled in a suburban Washington, D.C., office park, across the street from a shopping mall, a technology company that counts the U.S. Defense Department as its biggest customer is charting out a new frontier: providing Internet service to Iran. But GTT Communications Inc.—headquartered in McLe [...]

Rogers: We don’t need cyber privateers

“Tapping the private sector to help with offensive and defensive measures isn’t new for America’s military but we have to be very careful when it comes to the cyber domain, warned Adm. Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command.” Source: Rogers: [...]

Jaguar car hack in New Zealand

“A Jaguar car has reportedly been ‘hacked’ in Auckland New Zealand. Last week, a man sauntered into a car dealership in New Zealand’s largest city and stole a Jaguar XFR, worth nearly £80,000. This unidentified thief did not have the key, which was locked safely away inside the dealership, [...]

Why Technology, Not Geography, Is Key to Cybersecurity

“In a way, we are already in a low-level continuous conflict in cyberspace. China is not the only country that is engaging, through direct or indirect state action, in massive cyber operations against other countries’ political and economic structures. We are in the midst of one of those histori [...]