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

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Someone Weaponized the Internet of Things

“Friday’s internet disruption could be a taste of what’s to come when nations and non-state actors stop using the web and start attacking it. Like poor John Hurt’s character in Alien, the internet is infected with a monster that turned on its host. Instead of using the network to send Via OO [...]

Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

“Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world’s best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global internet stability.” Source: Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites | Reute [...]

DOD Wants You to Hack the Pentagon Again and Again

“The Defense Department plans to make Hack the Pentagon-style bug bounty challenges available in a new contract vehicle. The department contracted HackerOne and Synack to create a contract vehicle that allows DOD components and services to launch such competitions to discover and remediate website [...]

Global security spending to exceed $100 billion by 2020

“Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) recently forecast that worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software and services will grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020. That’s a compound annual growth rate of 8.3% — more than twice the rate of other IT [...]

Weebly Breach Affects Over 43 Million Users

“Hackers have managed to steal information associated with more than 43 million accounts belonging to customers of Weebly, a San Francisco-based web hosting service that provides a drag-and-drop website builder.” Source: Weebly Breach Affects Over 43 Million Users | SecurityWeek.Com Via OODA Loo [...]

3.2 million debit cards compromised in India

“Banks in India will either replace or ask users to change the security codes of as many as 3.2 million debit cards in what’s emerging as one of the biggest ever breaches of financial data in India, people aware of the matter said. Several victims have reported unauthorised usage from Via OODA L [...]

Examining the costs and causes of cyber incidents

“We believe the analysis provided in this article will be relevant in a number of ways to firms, policy makers, consumers, and particularly insurance companies. First, this research has uncovered an interesting paradox. On one hand, aggregate rates of cyber events and litigation both show similar [...]