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

NATO, EU Sign Agreement on Cyberdefense Cooperation

“NATO and the European Union have signed an agreement to improve cooperation in cyberdefense, which NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called a concrete example of the two Brussels-based organizations joining forces to counter modern forms of hybrid warfare.” Source: NATO, EU Sign Agreement [...]

How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners

“The hack targets remote shut-off devices that utility companies install on air conditioners to conserve energy during peak summer periods. Many power companies offer discounts to customers if they agree to install the devices, which let the utility company remotely turn off their air conditioner [...]

Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents

“While America was getting ready to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, a hacker promised he would dump online a list of more than 20,000 agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security officers.” Source: Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents | M [...]

Top cybercrime ring disrupted in Moscow

Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. Source: Top cybercrime ring disrupted [...]

Twitter suspends 125,000 ‘terrorism’ accounts

“Twitter says it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 ‘for threatening or promoting terrorist acts’. In a blog, the US-based firm said the accounts ‘primarily related to ISIS’ (the so-called Islamic State group).” Source: Twitter suspends 125,000 ‘terrorism’ accoun [...]

Hack at UCF compromises 63,000 Social Security numbers

“About 63,000 Social Security numbers and names of former and current UCF students and employees were stolen by hackers, officials disclosed Thursday, part of a growing cybersecurity threat faced by schools and other large institutions.” Source: Hack at UCF compromises 63,000 Social Security num [...]