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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

The Enterprise and its Effects

via Signalscape “At the end of the day, it’s all about effects,” Lt. Gen. Carroll Pollett, USA, director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), said during his LandWarNet address this morning. Focusing his remarks on the enterprise, the general emphasized the need for partners [...]


Audio: Terry Halvorsen on DON IT spending

via Fierce Government IT Department of Navy Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen spoke with reporters on Aug. 23 about his efforts to reduce spending in Navy and Marine Corps information technology. Halvorsen has said DON IT spending must go down by 25 percent over the next five years and has d [...]


Spotlight: DoD lengthens comment period on proposed rule to extend NIST cybersecurity standards to Defense contractors Read more: Spotlight: DoD lengthens comment period on proposed rule to extend NIST cybersecurity standards to Defense contractors

via Fierce Government IT The Defense Department is extending by 93 days the comment period for a proposed change to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement that would require contractors in possession of unclassified yet nonpublic information to comply with National Institute of Stand [...]


NASA touts Nebula, faults the public cloud

via Fierce Government IT Nebula, the open-source infrastructure-as-a-service platform NASA began developing in 2009, has exceeded its initial goal of discouraging agency web developers from building rogue computing sites, according to an Aug. 16 whitepaper (.pdf) written by James Williams, chief inf [...]