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

Feds Say They Have Shut Down Darkode Malware Marketplace

“The Justice Department shut down an online ‘criminal bazaar’ where computer hackers bought and sold stolen databases, malicious software and other products that could cripple or steal information from computers and cellphones, authorities said Wednesday. Roughly 70 alleged cybercriminals in t [...]

United hackers given million free flight miles

“US airline United has rewarded two hackers who spotted security holes in its website with a million free flight miles each. The flight provider operates a ‘bug bounty’ scheme that rewards hackers for privately disclosing security flaws rather than sharing them online.” Source: United hacker [...]

Feds targeted in Clandestine Wolf phishing campaign

“U.S. authorities and cybersecurity companies have attributed the campaign to an ongoing series of large-scale spear phishing and hacking efforts aimed at U.S. targets by a dogged group of Chinese hackers that uses bogus websites, social media and malware to access targets’ networks, steal passw [...]

Pro-ISIS Hackers Delete Syrian Humanitarian Files

“The director of the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdelrahman, said members of a group calling themselves ‘The Cyber Army of the Khilafah’ deleted files from the Observatory’s site, and posted a mock image of him in an orange jumpsuit kneeling beside a black-clad m [...]

U.N. body agrees to U.S. norms in cyberspace

“The norms agreed by the U.N.’s Group of Governmental Experts include understandings that nations should not intentionally damage each other’s critical infrastructure with cyberattacks; should not target each other’s cyber emergency responders; and should assist other nations investigating c [...]

OPM hack hit potentially millions of troops, vets

“Social Security numbers, family information, health records and even fingerprints of 21.5 million federal employees — including potentially millions of military personnel — were included a massive data theft last month from the Office of Personnel Management, officials acknowledged Thursday. [...]