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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

FBI trying to build legal cases against Russian hackers

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation is intensifying efforts to find enough evidence to enable the Justice Department to indict some of the Russians that U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded are hacking into American political parties and figures, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officia [...]

The Cold War is over. The Cyber War has begun

“‘A line has been crossed. The hard part is knowing how to respond effectively,’ argues one U.S. official. Retaliating in kind may not be wise for a country that is far more dependent on its digital infrastructure than is Russia. But unless some clear signal is sent, there’s a danger Via OOD [...]

TechNet Augusta 2016: Defensive Cyber

ChrisScott This is the sixth in our series of posts on US Army systems and mission needs based on the AFCEA Augusta Technet. The US Army must ensure they have the ability to maneuver in cyberspace.  There were considerable discussions on defensive and offensive cyber operations and how they will oc [...]

Sophisticated hackers ‘aim to put net out of action’

“Unidentified hackers are carrying out a campaign to find out how to take down the net, warns a security expert. In a blogpost, security guru Bruce Schneier said ‘precisely calibrated’ attacks on key net firms had been seen for over a year. The attacks sought weaknesses in the defences of Via [...]

U.S.and UK enter into cyber partnership

“During his overseas trip last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and his UK counterpart, Michael Fallon, announced a partnership for greater information sharing in cyberspace.” Source: U.S.and UK enter into cyber partnership Via OODA Loop [...]

Malware Targets Pokémon Go Users on Social Networks

“Pokémon Go users searching social media for quick ways to level up should be wary of malware. Though game players click links from social media accounts expecting tips, walkthroughs and other ways to level up, they instead get adware and malware that affect both desktop and mobile platforms, acc [...]

U.S. Government Targeted With GovRAT 2.0 Malware

“The developer recently launched GovRAT 2.0, which includes features for anti-debugging, detection evasion, automatically mapping hard disks and network shares, remote command execution, uploading and downloading files, communications protection, keylogging, browser and mail password dumping, Tor [...]

British navy unveils unmanned speedboat

“The Royal Navy has unveiled an unmanned speedboat. The Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) was glimpsed on the Thames River near London, according to The Guardian. ‘Accompanied by the patrol craft HMS Archer, the 32-foot-long MAST spent an hour on Monday weaving between pleasure boats and [...]