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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.

2014 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

Please visit Events.FedCyber.com to register for this year's event which will be held on November 5, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Heartbleed hack case sees first arrest in Canada

“A 19-year-old Canadian became the first person to be arrested in relation to the Heartbleed security breach. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes from London, Ontario was accused of hacking into the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA)’s website last Friday by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The RCMP say Mr [...]


FBI Arrests Trio For Microsoft Xbox Hacking

“A group of alleged hackers has been charged with breaking into the computer systems of the U.S Army, Microsoft, and several other firms to steal pre-release copies of popular video games like ‘Call of Duty,’ simulation software for Apache attack helicopter pilots, and confidential data that w [...]


Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada’s tax agency

“A leading UK site for parents and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug. Mumsnet – which says it has 1.5 million registered members – said that it believed that the cyber thieves may have obtained passwords and person [...]


Israeli Hackers Expose ‘Anonymous’ Members

“An Israeli hacker calling himself ‘Buddhax’ has reportedly exposed some of the participants of an Anonymous-backed cyberattack that hit a number of Israeli websites this week, Haaretz reported. Posting on the Israeli Elite Force Facebook page, ‘Buddhax’ linked to a Dropbox document with [...]


Feds Address Antitrust Concerns On Cyberthreat Sharing

“Justice Dept. and FTC confirm that sharing cybersecurity threat information is not an antitrust law violation. The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are trying to allay private-sector fears that sharing cyberthreat information could be seen as a violation of antitrust laws. In a [...]


Hagel releases cyber warfare plans to China

“Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced in China this week that he had authorized releasing details of the U.S. cyber warfare doctrine unilaterally to China in a bid to win similar cooperation from Beijing. So far, China has not reciprocated in discussing one of its most secret operations — mil [...]