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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

You Can Now Buy a USB Stick That Destroys Any Computer

“As if hackers, state-sponsored cyber intruders and rogue insiders weren’t enough to protect against for federal agencies, you can now purchase a USB stick that will destroy any unprotected device it plugs into. Called USB Kill and about the size of a ticket stub, the device ‘rapidly charges i [...]

U.S.-Gulf cyber working group formed at Dubai forum

“A U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Cyber Working Group launched Sept. 7 as part of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Forum held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event — organized with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the American Business Council of Dubai and the Norther [...]

The cost of ransomware attacks: $1 billion this year

“The rise of ransomware means the total cost of damages related to attacks using cryptographic file-locking software could reach $1 billion this year, a report cybersecurity company Herjavec Group has warned.” Source: The cost of ransomware attacks: $1 billion this year | ZDNet Via OODA Loop [...]

Top spy: ‘Russians hack our systems all the time’

“Russian hackers are constantly targeting U.S. computer networks, the nation’s top intelligence official said Wednesday, in an apparent tip of his hand toward blaming Moscow for recent attacks on Democratic Party institutions.” Source: Top spy: ‘Russians hack our systems all the time’ | Th [...]