Cyber Fire 2016e
2016-06-20T00:00:00+00:00 - 2016-06-24 : Reston, Virginia
Become a tool builder.

Cyber Fire Foundry prepares attendees for tomorrow’s challenges by teaching how to create custom solutions for investigating cybersecurity incidents.

Rather than teaching cookie cutter recipes, our experienced staff will help you develop the ability to create innovative solutions to pick apart whatever arrives after you leave our event.


Cyber Fire 2016e begins with 2 days of hands-on class instruction, guided by seasoned cyber security responders.

Class Details

Collaborative Exercise

The rest of the event places participants on teams, working together on many challenges, in a collaborative exercise. The exercise has been custom crafted to provide opportunities to apply new skills and further expand on practical learning.

Today’s cybersecurity threats are growing exponentially, but so is the workforce to combat those threats. You can be part of the solution, which is why we want you to join us.

We hope you can join us! Please reach out to if you have any questions.

A photo looking over the shoulder of a woman using a laptop. The laptop is running WireShark, a popular network analysis tool. Other people are seated to her left, also using laptops.
Hyatt Reston

If the Cyber Fire event is delivered in-person, are travel expenses covered by the Department of Energy?

No, travel expenses are not covered. It is recommended to use the hotel room block on the Cyber Fire website's registration page for room rate discounts.

How do I cancel my registration if I can no longer attend?

Review the registration confirmation email sent from, select ”view order details” and click “cancellation.”

How do I select a course that best aligns with my skillset?

Courses are categorized by Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Review the course descriptions on the Cyber Fire website's registration page.

What happens after I register?

You will receive an email from confirming your registration. If your registration is approved, you will receive a confirmation email for your attendance.

Where can I see the Portal link?

Review the registration confirmation email sent from, the Portal link is contained within the email.

What time should I arrive?

Check-in begins on the Sunday prior to the event. A registration desk is located inside the venue’s main entrance.

Where can I view future events?

Future events will be advertised on the Cyber Fire website's home page at the conclusion of the current event.

Where can I find answers to the Collaborative Puzzles?

Answers are not provided. Participants are encouraged to keep a list of their answers, and more importantly, solution notes! The Collaborative Puzzles are Teaching Puzzles where how you came to an answer is more important than the answer itself.