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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.

2014 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

Please visit Events.FedCyber.com to register for this year's event which will be held on November 5, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Security Blunder at the World Cup

By Shannon Perry One of the simplest steps to bolstering cybersecurity is employing caution and complexity vis-à-vis passwords. Good passwords cannot be found in the dictionary; good passwords do not consist of only letters or only numbers; good passwords do not get shared with friends and family. [...]


Israel Claims $3B in Cyber Exports; 2nd Only to US

“Israeli exports of cyber-related products and services last year reached $3 billion, some 5 percent of the global market and more than all other nations combined apart from the United States, according to Israel’s National Cyber Bureau (NCB).” Source: Israel Claims $3B in Cyber Exports; 2nd O [...]


Hong Kong Democracy Poll Is Hit by Cyberattack

“The website of a poll gauging Hong Kong residents’ opinions on elections was repeatedly hit by severe cyberattacks on its opening day, according to organizers and a firm seeking to protect the poll from such attacks. CloudFlare, which provides performance and security services for more than a m [...]


Hackers reverse-engineer NSA’s leaked bugging devices

“Using documents leaked by Edward Snowden, hackers have built bugs that can be attached to computers to steal information in a host of intrusive ways RADIO hackers have reverse-engineered some of the wireless spying gadgets used by the US National Security Agency. Using documents leaked by Edward [...]