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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

FedCyber 2014 Overview

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The FedCyber Wire

Gaza Threat Group Targeting Israeli Organizations

“Researchers at Trend Micro have been monitoring the activities of a threat group focusing its efforts on stealing sensitive information from Israeli organizations. Based on the malware samples analyzed by the security firm, the campaign, dubbed Operation Arid Viper, has been ongoing since mid-201 [...]

Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware

“The bank’s internal computers, used by employees who process daily transfers and conduct bookkeeping, had been penetrated by malware that allowed cybercriminals to record their every move. The malicious software lurked for months, sending back video feeds and images that told a criminal group [...]

Insights Into The Black Market For Healthcare Data

By Bob Gourley Lets start with some good news: Sometimes problems can only be solved after there is widespread situational awareness, and now that cyber security and cyber threats are going mainstream, more and more people are being made aware of how serious this threat of stolen health care data is [...]

Obama to encourage companies to share cyber threat data

“President Barack Obama is set to sign an executive order on Friday aimed at encouraging companies to share more information about cybersecurity threats with the government and each other, a response to attacks like that on Sony Entertainment. The order sets the stage for new private-sector led [...]

Kuwait Electric Grid Failure Results in Blackout

“Electricity and Water Ministry said Wednesday that they’re working to restore power and gradually some areas witnessed the return of electricity, noting that the blackout will end completely within the next few hours. The ministry said in a statement that the glitch occurred in Al-Subbiya power [...]

Dutch government says hack took down its websites

“The Dutch government says a ‘distributed denial of service’ attack was responsible for taking down several of its websites for hours on Tuesday. In a brief statement, the government said Wednesday that it is investigating who was responsible for the cyberattack.” Source: AP News : Dutch gov [...]

ISIS hacker targets military spouses

“Hackers claiming to be part of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) apparently hacked into the Twitter account of a military spouse Tuesday, threatening military spouses and their children.” Source: ISIS hacker targets military spouses | TheHill Via OODA Loop [...]

New cyber center to coordinate threat intelligence

“In order to stem the wave of cyber threats targeting the U.S. government and private industry each day, the administration is announcing a new intelligence integration center to get the entire nation working together to combat cyber attacks.” Source: New cyber center to coordinate threat intell [...]

CyberCaliphate claims Newsweek Twitter hack

“The Twitter account for Newsweek was briefly hacked Tuesday morning by a group calling itself the CyberCaliphate, which claims to be affiliated with the Islamic State group.” Source: CyberCaliphate claims Newsweek Twitter hack Via OODA Loop [...]

Microsoft patches bug ‘used by Chinese hackers’

“Microsoft has released a patch to close a bug exploited by hackers, who targeted US military and government networks. The flaw was used to compromise Windows PCs that visited sites seeded with other malware created by the group. Popular news site Forbes was one victim unwittingly enrolled into th [...]