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 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

New CIO’s role will be belt-tightening

via The Washington Post Our colleague Shyamantha Asokan was at the White House on Thursday morning for a roundtable with incoming chief information officer Steve VanRoekel and his predecessor, Vivek Kundra, who was appointed by President Obama in 2009 as the country’s first federal CIO. Not only w [...]

Pentagon Seeks a Few Good Social Networkers

via New York Times Technology The Pentagon is developing plans to use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter as both a resource and a weapon in future conflicts. Its research and development agency is offering $42 million in funding to anyone who can help. Social media will change the nat [...]

Cost of cybercrime up 56%, HP says

via ZDnet Hewlett Packard on Tuesday released a new report concluding that the cost incurred by rampant cybercrime was up 56 percent year over year. “Cyberattacks increasingly plague businesses and government organizations, resulting in significant financial impact, despite widespread awarenes [...]

Debt Ceiling Deal and DOD Impacts

via GovWin The debt ceiling deal passed the House 269-161, with a yea vote surprisingly being cast by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.). The Senate is expected to pass the legislation in a noon vote, with President Obama expected to sign it later in the day to avert a debt default. Pentagon Faces Po [...]