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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.

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

IRS believes identity thieves from Russia

“IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.” Source: AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves fr [...]


IRS Says Cybercriminals Nabbed Info on 100K Taxpayers

“The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced that a website application feature for retrieving past tax returns had been exploited by likely cybercriminals, exposing thousands to what IRS Commissioner John Koskinen called ‘a variation of identify theft.’” Source: IRS Says Cybercriminal [...]


Pentagon Kills $475M Cyber Contract

“Cyber Command has called off a sweeping solicitation that would have outsourced support for cyberspying and network attacks against foreigners, as well as the defense of military networks. As of Friday afternoon, there were few details on why the five-year-old command, which is racing to staff up [...]


Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues

“As the aviation industry adopts communication protocols similar to those used on the Internet to connect cockpits, cabins and ground controls, it leaves itself open to the vulnerabilities bedevilling other industries – from finance to oil and gas to medicine. ‘There’s this huge issue starin [...]


Cybercrime Cost Americans $800,492,073 Last Year

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) tallied 269,422 complaints in 2014, totaling $800,492,073 in losses, according to a new report. The center has received 3,175,611 complaints since its establishment in May 2000.” Source: Cybercrime Cost Americans $800 [...]


9 July 2015 DoD CIO Mobility Industry Day

Another event we would like to bring to your attention is the AFCEA coordinated DoD CIO Mobility Industry day of 9 July 2015. Mobility is not just a major trend for DoD, but is a major driver of future mission functionality and is also posing very unique security challenges for the department. This [...]


Army Intelligence Industry Day 29 July 2015

On July 29, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Army, will co-sponsor a special, one day classified event tailored for members of industry focused on U.S. Army Intelligence.  The event will be held at Engility Heritage Conferenc [...]