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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

Let’s Keep Hackers Out of Our Nuclear Facilities

“Besides the Stuxnet attack, it describes a cyber-theft at a Korean facility in December 2014 in which reactor blueprints and electrical flow charts were stolen. The earliest well-known incident took place in 1992 when a technician at a Lithuanian nuclear power plant introduced a virus into the in [...]

DOD wants tools to support cyberstrategy

“In June or July, DOD’s Rapid Reaction Technology Office, whose mandate is to ‘provide a hedge against technical uncertainty,’ will host a demonstration session for firms to show off their technical capabilities, according to a DOD notice. Defense officials are looking for capabilities liste [...]

Sources: Trump Hotels Breached Again

“Banking industry sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that the Trump Hotel Collection — a string of luxury properties tied to business magnate and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump — appears to be dealing with another breach of its credit card systems. If confirmed, this would be the s [...]

FBI wants to access terror suspect’s Skype records

“The FBI is investigating whether a third, unknown person discussed an alleged terrorism plot with Alexander Ciccolo, the Western Massachusetts man accused of planning to attack a state university with guns and explosives on behalf of the Islamic State terror group. FBI Special Agent Jeffrey J. La [...]

Ransomware attacks on Hospitals put Patients at Risk

“Since earlier this year, at least, a dozen hospitals have been affected by ransomware, enforcing them to pay the ransom as per the demand by freezing the central medical systems. Technological advancement in the medical arena had digitalized patients data in the form of Electronic Medical Record [...]

How to Hack an Election

“For eight years, Sepúlveda, now 31, says he traveled the continent rigging major political campaigns. With a budget of $600,000, the Peña Nieto job was by far his most complex. He led a team of hackers that stole campaign strategies, manipulated social media to create false waves of enthusiasm [...]

Cravath Law Firm Discloses a Data Attack

“One big firm that has confirmed it was the victim of a ‘limited breach’ of its computer network is Cravath Swaine & Moore, based in New York, which may be best known for its corporate merger advisory work. In a statement on Wednesday, Cravath said that the breach happened last Via OODA Lo [...]

Obama: Cyberattacks continue to be national emergency

“Nearly one year ago, President Barack Obama declared a national emergency due to continued cyberattacks against U.S. interests, including critical infrastructure like financial institutions and private industry.” Source: Obama: Cyberattacks continue to be national emergency Via OODA Loop [...]

Why Hospitals Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware

“Hospitals are a good target for another reason as well: they ‘have not trained their employees on security awareness … and hospitals don’t focus on cybersecurity in general,’ he says. Instead, their primary concern is HIPAA compliance, ensuring that employees meet the federal requirements [...]