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.

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

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Ransomware Virus Shuts Down Electric and Water Utility

“Ransomware has become an albatross around the neck, targeting businesses, hospitals, and personal computers worldwide and extorting Millions of Dollars. Typical Ransomware targets victim’s computer encrypts files on it, and then demands a ransom — typically about $500 in Bitcoin — in exchan [...]

Black Mirror Transcends Fiction Into Reality

Katie Kennedy Fiction, especially fiction with technology components, can be an entertaining way to think through ethics issues. With that in mind a series we have been watching is the Netflix anthology called Black Mirror. Black Mirror highlights the dark side of life and technology, is now a rea [...]

Cyberattack knocks Lansing utility offline

“The Lansing, Mich., Board of Water & Light (BWL) expects to be fully back online today after suffering a cyberattack earlier this week that knocked the utility’s internal computer systems offline. The attack took place late on April 25 when an employee opened an email and clicked on a malic [...]

Empowering Cloud Utilization in the Federal Market

Katie Kennedy Bright Computing has just released a white paper on “Empowering Cloud Utilization in the Federal Market.” This white paper addresses: Cloud adoption among government and defense agencies lags behind uptake in the enterprise. In the U.S. for example, despite a federal “C [...]

Dental Assn Mails Malware to Members

“It’s not clear how the ADA could make a statement that anti-virus should detect the malware, since presently only some of the many antivirus tools out there will flag the malware link as malicious. In response to questions from this author, the ADA said the USB media was manufactured in Via OOD [...]