Pages

Categories

Search

 

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

Hong Kong Democracy Poll Is Hit by Cyberattack

“The website of a poll gauging Hong Kong residents’ opinions on elections was repeatedly hit by severe cyberattacks on its opening day, according to organizers and a firm seeking to protect the poll from such attacks. CloudFlare, which provides performance and security services for more than a m [...]


Hackers reverse-engineer NSA’s leaked bugging devices

“Using documents leaked by Edward Snowden, hackers have built bugs that can be attached to computers to steal information in a host of intrusive ways RADIO hackers have reverse-engineered some of the wireless spying gadgets used by the US National Security Agency. Using documents leaked by Edward [...]


Cybersecurity firm says large hedge fund attacked

“In an audacious and sophisticated attack, cybercriminals acting in late 2013 installed a malicious computer program on the servers of a large hedge fund, crippling its high-speed trading strategy and sending information about its trades to unknown offsite computers, CNBC has learned. The attack, [...]


Walgreens Acknowledges Insider Breach

“Walgreens recently began notifying an undisclosed number of customers that their personal information may have been stolen by a former pharmacy employee in Atlanta, Ga., between March 3, 2014 and April 14, 2014, and provided to a third party. The stolen data may have included the affected custome [...]


Ruling Raises Stakes for Cyberheist Victims

“A Missouri firm that unsuccessfully sued its bank to recover $440,000 stolen in a 2010 cyberheist may now be on the hook to cover the financial institution’s legal fees, an appeals court has ruled. Legal experts say the decision is likely to discourage future victims from pursuing such cases. C [...]


Hackers Threaten Passenger Planes

“The plane’s technology ‘may allow the exploitation of network security vulnerabilities resulting in intentional or unintentional destruction, disruption, degradation, or exploitation of data, systems and networks critical to the safety and maintenance of the airplane,’ the FAA said. The ord [...]