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

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The FedCyber Wire

Pentagon weighs cybercampaign against Islamic State

“The Pentagon is considering increasing the pace and scope of cyberattacks against Islamic State, arguing that more aggressive efforts to disable the extremist group’s computers, servers and cellphones could help curtail its appeal and disrupt potential terrorist attacks.” Source: Pentagon wei [...]

Iranian Hackers Infiltrated New York Dam in 2013

“Iranian hackers infiltrated the control system of a small dam less than 20 miles from New York City two years ago, sparking concerns that reached to the White House, according to former and current U.S. officials and experts familiar with the previously undisclosed incident. The breach came amid [...]

How the United States Can Win the Cyberwar of the Future

“There is perhaps no national security problem more 21st century in both its definition and form than cybersecurity. And yet to solve it, the ready solution in nearly every U.S. national security conversation today is that tried and true 20th-century framework of deterrence.” Source: How the Uni [...]

U.S. Justice Dept probes data breach at Uber 

The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber , including an examination of whether any employees at competitor Lyft were involved in the episode, sources familiar with the situation said. Source: Exclusive – U.S. Justice Dept pr [...]

Pentagon Memo: U.S. Weapons Open to Cyberattacks

“The U.S. military’s computer networks and weapons systems are open to attack from hackers. But there aren’t enough skilled experts to help shore up defenses and prepare the military to fight a war in cyberspace, according to U.S. officials. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers worry that the military i [...]

Cybersecurity Researchers Are Hunted from All Sides

“Threats can include ‘subtle pressure, patriotic enlistment, bribery, compromise and blackmail, legal repercussions, threat to livelihood, threat to viability of life in the actor’s area of influence, threat of force, or elimination,’depending on the attacker, cybersecurity expert Juan Andre [...]