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.

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The FedCyber Wire

Attend our Government|Industry Cybersecurity Summit

Join us for a one-day Government-Industry Cyber Security Summit to be held at the Newseum in Washington DC on September 28, 2011.   This conference, orchestrated by cyber practitioners Matt Devost and Bob Gourley, is designed to advance the state of cyber defense.   The Govern [...]

Wanted: Techies in the military

via With growing fears over cyber warfare – hacking computer networks to cause damage or disruption  – federal lawmakers are trying to attract more tech-savvy workers to the military. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the comm [...]

Anonymous Puts US Counter Terrorist Program Online

via The disbanding of Lulzsec has coincided with hacking brotherhood Anonymous releasing another set of files which includes documents and links to security and hacking resources on the internet, many of them free, various template letters, hacking and counter hacking tools as well a [...]

The Cop on the Cyber Beat

via The Wall Street Journal Companies are hiring chief information-security officers and spending ever-increasing sums to protect their communications networks and databases from attack. Bruce McConnell, a senior cybersecurity official with the Department of Homeland Security, sat down with The Wall [...]

A Stronger Net Security System Is Deployed

via The New York Times A small group of Internet security specialists gathered in Singapore this week to start up a global system to make e-mail and e-commerce more secure, end the proliferation of passwords and raise the bar significantly for Internet scam artists, spies and troublemakers. “I [...]

Dire Need for Skilled Cyber Pros

via nextgov The government needs approximately 20,000 more cybersecurity professionals, particularly those with unique skills to discover evidence of sophisticated attacks, two experts suggest. Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, and Ed Giorgio, former chief cryptographer at the [...]