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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.

2014 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

Please visit Events.FedCyber.com to register for this year's event which will be held on November 5, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Federal IT’s Revolving-Door Problem

via InformationWeek Government Having jump-started Uncle Sam’s move into cloud computing, Vivek Kundra is now aiming more broadly, pitching the idea of a “global cloud-first policy” and agreeing to advise the European Union on its cloud strategy. They’re impressive next steps [...]


Hacker group draws increased scrutiny from feds

via Associated Press The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators. What was onc [...]


Are our cyber defenses even weaker since 9/11?

via MSNBC Following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, many physical security systems in the United States underwent radical change. But what of our constantly growing online systems? Each new hacking attack and government revelation seems to indicate that national online defenses are weaker tha [...]


DHS: Young, Growing and Hobbled By Congress

via AOL News The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has faced a great deal of scrutiny, both from the public and from Congressional leaders since its creation in 2003. Some have accused it of being dysfunctional, ineffective, and mismanaged, going so far as to call for the dissolution of the Depa [...]


Naval Academy Expands on Cyber Security

via Military.com ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The new academic year marks the beginning of the Naval Academy’s new cyber security curriculum, in which midshipmen are required to take classes that will enhance their knowledge of cyber warfare and the threat it poses to national security. Discussion o [...]