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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

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The FedCyber Wire

Hacker Cracks Satellite Communications Network

“A researcher says he can eavesdrop on — and even alter — data flowing through a satellite network operated by Globalstar, which provides communications services and equipment to militaries, oil companies, and many other organizations.” Source: Hacker Cracks Satellite Communications Network [...]

Reports: Russia Hacked Pentagon’s Joint Staff Email

“Russia is behind a spearphishing attack that forced the Pentagon to shut down its Joint Staff unclassified email system, NBC News is reporting. The hack, which took place around July 25, affected approximately 4,000 military and civilian personnel, NBC News reported. The news outlet cited U.S. of [...]

Staying Ahead of Cyber Attacks

Picking up a newspaper and turning on the TV, one is instantly confronted with news of yet another cyber hack. With cyber attacks headlining the news, millions of people are concerned with whether their personal information has been breached. These attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated an [...]

Top military cyber leaders convene for conference

“Just weeks after millions of Americans were affected by the largest data breach in U.S. history, the top military leaders in cyber defense are meeting to discuss how best to protect the country’s networks.” Source: Top military cyber leaders convene for conference Via OODA Loop [...]

GPS satellite networks are easy targets for hackers

“A pivotal network of GPS satellites doesn’t properly guard its communication, making devices back on Earth susceptible to hacking, according to new research. Lots of companies — everything ranging from overseas shipping containers to oil drilling rigs — use location data beamed from GPS tra [...]

Hackers Deface a Trump Website in Tribute to Jon Stewart

“A Canadian group of activists is taking credit for a digital smackdown of GOP presidential contender Donald Trump. The hacktivist organization, a collective called Telecomix, apparently compromised the content management system of, according to the Register: ‘The CMS looks to be prett [...]

1.5M Patients across Indiana Impacted by Data Breach

“Hackers attacked Medical Information Engineering, a company based in Fort Wayne, Ind. that handles record services for radiology centers and healthcare providers. The firm identified suspicious activity on a server in late May and then discovered the intruders had gained access to the system on M [...]

Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall

Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Our bottom line conclusion: Integration of the Verisign DNS Firewall into an existing environment couldn’t be more seamless, configuration and management are a breeze, and it [...]

China Cyber Warfare: Map Shows Location Of Attacks

“There have reportedly been more than 600 successful attacks in the past five years. The Chinese government’s ongoing cyber assault on American companies and government entities is a bit of an open secret, but the extent of the alleged campaign has been little understood because victims are relu [...]

Malware targeting banks growing fast, Kaspersky says

“More than half of all web-borne attacks that were blocked by Kaspersky Lab’s products were launched from malicious web resources located in Russia, a new report by Kaspersky Lab shows. The report, published by Kaspersky Lab, highlights the key security incidents of the second quarter of 2015, a [...]