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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

Hackers might face stiffer sentences in U.S.

via Reuters Last month the Obama administration pressed Congress to pass stronger cybersecurity measures, including a doubling of the maximum sentence for potentially endangering national security to 20 years in prison. While it remains to be seen if the proposal will become law, the question of how [...]


DARPA Builds Cyberwarfare Proving Ground

via technewsworld News of two cybersecurity efforts undertaken by the United States government surfaced Friday. One is the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cyber Pilot, in which the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will share classified t [...]


DHS Releases New Domain Name Risk Management Strategy

via HStoday.us The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC) have released the IT Sector Risk Management (ITSRM) Strategy for Domain Name Resolution Services. The risk management strategy is the result of a collaborative partnership bet [...]


OMB Plan Could Orphan Documents

via Gov Info Security Doing good could cause some bad things to happen. Take, for instance, the White House Office of Management and Budget plan announced earlier this week to drive government efficiencies by eliminating half of the 2,000 top-level .gov domain sites within a year. Federal Chief Perf [...]


Online storage leaves companies open to hackers

via abc.net.au Cyber security experts are warning that the growing practice of sharing and storing information online could make more companies and institutions vulnerable to attack from hackers. The warning comes as the full extent of a major attack by the hacking group LulzSec becomes clearer. Lul [...]


Air Force orders smartphones

via UPI.com General Dynamics C4 Systems is delivering 300 Sectera Edge smartphones to the U.S. Air Force for use by senior leaders, the company announced. The deliveries represent the first major Air Force deployment of Secure Mobile Environment — Portable Electronic Devices. The smartphones a [...]


Vivek Kundra resigns from federal CIO post

via WBJ FedBiz Daily Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will leave his post later this summer for a fellowship at Harvard University, the White House announced Wednesday. Kundra, who previously served as chief technology officer for the District of Columbia before joining the Obama admin [...]