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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.

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The FedCyber Wire

The Sony Hack in Context

By Chris Mellon The good news for the moment is that the North Korean attack on Sony Pictures is in the headlines and has the nation discussing cyber security issues. The bad news is that neither the press nor the government is placing the Sony attack in context. Considering the Sony case in isolati [...]


Sony Hackers May Have Left Deliberate Clues, Expert Says

“Apparent slip-ups by the hackers of Sony Pictures that have helped convince U.S. investigators the hackers are North Koreans have a precedent, and may even have been deliberate to win domestic kudos, according to a top cybersecurity expert and former senior North Korean official.” Source: Sony [...]


South Korea: North Korea has 6,000-member cyber army

“South Korea said Tuesday that rival North Korea has a 6,000-member cyber army dedicated to disrupting the South’s military and government, a dramatic increase from an earlier estimate of 3,000 such specialists.” Source: South Korea: North Korea has 6,000-member cyber army Via OODA Loop [...]


Expect more ransomware and ‘extortionware’ in 2015

“With 2014 rapidly coming to a close, it’s time to look to the future and consider the potential industry challenges we’ll be facing in 2015. While we can expect to see the return of some of the issues we faced in 2014, there are still a number of new threats that we need to be […] [...]


U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

“The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies for years have been tracking the hackers who they believe to be behind the cyber attack on Sony, according to current and former American officials. And during that long pursuit, U.S. agencies accumulated still-classified information that helps tie the hacke [...]


iCloud Account Hacks

“A hacker has released a tool that he says can break into any iCloud account. The tool, iDict, uses an exploit in Apple’s security to bypass restrictions that stop most hackers from gaining access to accounts.” Source: Hacker Tool For iCloud Account – Business Insider Via OODA Loop [...]


U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

“The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies for years have been tracking the hackers who they believe to be behind the cyber attack on Sony, according to current and former American officials. And during that long pursuit, U.S. agencies accumulated still-classified information that helps tie the hacke [...]


A Users Guide To CTOvision Pro

By Bob Gourley CTOvision Pro is a subscription based research and analysis service that provides more in depth research, analysis and reporting than our main CTOvision site does. If you have not given it a try yet, try it free for seven days by Signing Up Here. With this post we provide tips on ho [...]