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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.

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

The Ultimate Targeted Attack: Malvertisments

I’ve been in evil genius mode with Lou a few times on this. The advertising networks provide a tremendous amount of granularity that can be used for very focused attacks. For network defenders, they can also be very useful for attribution operations as well. Via OODA Loop [...]


Cyberwarfare: The Digital Battlefield

“Will future wars be fought online? Just how much damage can be done by cyber terrorists hacking into to top secret military sites, secure government networks, or perhaps vital public utilities running our power and water supplies? And when does a hack become true cyber-warfare, requiring a milita [...]


Cybercom Trains for Infrastructure Attack

“The U.S. Cyber Command will conduct large-scale military exercises this week simulating cyber attacks against critical U.S. infrastructure, and the war games will highlight the growing threat posed by foreign states capable of crippling the electrical grid and financial networks through digital a [...]


The Ultimate Targeted Attack: Malvertisments

Michael Johnson This talk was given by RiskIQ CEO and Co-Founder Elias Manousos at the Security Innovation Network in 2015. It provides important context on a very powerful attack method, malicious code delivered with the accuracy of a laser-guided bomb. He discusses how malvertising attacks can sca [...]


Pathway To The New Era of Quantum Computing

Charles Brooks The world of computing has witnessed seismic advancements since the invention of the electronic calculator in the 1960s. The past few years in information processing have been especially transformational.  What were once thought of as science fiction fantasies are now technological r [...]


93% of phishing emails are now ransomware

“As of the end of March, 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware, according to a report released today by PhishMe. That was up from 56 percent in December, and less than 10 percent every other month of last year.” Source: 93% of phishing emails are now ransomware Via OO [...]


Dropbox Smeared in Week of Megabreaches

“Last week, LifeLock and several other identity theft protection firms erroneously alerted their customers to a breach at cloud storage giant Dropbox.com — an incident that reportedly exposed some 73 million usernames and passwords. The only problem with that notification was that Dropbox didn [...]


Software Now To Blame For 15 Percent Of Car Recalls

“The number of software-related issues, according to several sources tracking vehicle recalls, has been on the rise. According to financial advisors Stout Risius Ross (SSR), in their Automotive Warranty & Recall Report 2016, software-related recalls have gone from less than 5 percent of recall [...]