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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.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

NSA ‘hijacked’ criminal botnets to install spyware

“While U.S. law enforcement agencies have long tried to stamp out networks of compromised computers used by cyber criminals, the National Security Agency has been hijacking the so-called botnets as a resource for spying. The NSA has ‘co-opted’ more than 140,000 computers since August 2007 for [...]


Latvia establishes a Cyber Defence Unit

“With the current situation in Ukraine, and Russian hackers’ penchant for escalating minor and major disputes and conflicts their nation has with neighbouring countries into the cyber realm, it’s no wonder that Latvia has launched a Cyber Defence Unit. According to Deutsche Welle, the newly es [...]


Cyber Snake plagues Ukraine networks

“An aggressive cyber weapon called Snake has infected dozens of Ukrainian computer networks including government systems in one of the most sophisticated attacks of recent years. Also known as Ouroboros, after the serpent of Greek mythology that swallowed its own tail, experts say it is comparable [...]