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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

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Report: FBI Can Unlock Most Devices

“Locked devices might not be as big a problem for the FBI as it may have seemed after its high-profile fight with Apple over unlocking the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter. That phone was unlocked by ‘an outside party’ for the FBI, but the bureau can often access Via OODA Loop [...]

AdultFriendFinder hack puts 412 million accounts at risk

“There have been some massive data breaches in recent years, but the latest might just top them all. LeakedSource reports that a hack targeting Friend Finder Network has exposed over 412 million accounts, most of them (339 million) belonging to sex hookup site AdultFriendFinder. Users at [...]

The Internet of Things Unchecked

“These measurement studies indicate that some IoT devices have a very long lifetime and that neither a linear nor a simple exponential decay model quite fits empirical observations. Some IoT devices clearly live longer than a decade, leaving many thousands of users and networks encumbered by flaws [...]

Russian banks hit by cyber-attack

“Five Russian banks have been under intermittent cyber-attack for two days, said the country’s banking regulator. The state-owned Sberbank was one target of the prolonged attacks, it said. Hackers sought to overwhelm the websites of the banks by deluging them with data in what is known as a Dist [...]

Russian ‘Dukes’ of Hackers Target DC Think Tanks

“Less than six hours after Donald Trump became the presumptive president-elect of the United States, a Russian hacker gang perhaps best known for breaking into computer networks at the Democratic National Committee launched a volley of targeted phishing campaigns against American political think [...]

Yahoo admits some staff knew of 2014 hack

“As Yahoo attempts to piece together how a hacker accessed 500 million user accounts back in 2014, the company has now admitted that some employees knew of a security breach when it happened. In a filing with the SEC, Yahoo said that while it only disclosed news of the attack Via OODA Loop [...]

Internet Attack shuts off the Heat in Finland

“According to a published statement from the local building management firm Valtia, and a report by the local Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority, the attack was noticed after a building automation system used in two properties began issuing strange alarms and could not be remotely accesse [...]