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.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Bogons: Do not let them in or through your networks

By Bob Gourley Vogon’s are not bogons, but look like them. With this post we will dive a bit deeper into bogosity in networks, paying particular attention to the fundamental element of bogosity, the Bogon. We will then articulate a use case for the Centripetal Networks RuleGate which can ensure bo [...]

DISA Industry Day: Times have changed

By ChrisScott Today I joined 400 of my favorite colleagues to hear DISA’s annual Forecast to Industry. I have attended this forum at Tampa, Disneyworld, Grand ole’ Opry (almost, it flooded out), Disneyland and other exotic locations. This year we congregated in the conference room at the DISA He [...]

China allows spies to plunder companies

“A CHINESE state-owned company wants a better process to make titanium dioxide, used in paint, so it paid spies to steal it from industry giant DuPont. American prosecutors say Pangang Group aimed high. The Chinese state-owned company wanted a better process to make titanium dioxide, a white pigme [...]

How Vulnerable Are Power Companies To Cyberattack?

“In Washington D.C. this morning, security officials from some of the country’s largest utilities met to discuss how to prepare for the possibility of a large-scale cyberattack on the power grid. Most agreed that it is only a matter of time before one comes to pass, and one official said his com [...]

Users of ‘darknet’ websites advised to dump Windows

“Users of the Tor anonymous browsing service have been advised to stop using Windows, following the discovery of a vulnerability in the Mozilla Firefox web browser that could be used to expose their identities.” Source:Users of ‘darknet’ websites advised to dump Windows – Telegraph Via OOD [...]