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

Cyber guardians test their skills

via Colombia Daily Tribune They might not have looked the part, but the future guardians of some of your most sensitive online secrets were at the University of Missouri this week for a boot camp to help hone their skills. They were the participants in the U.S. Cyber Challenge, a four-day boot camp [...]

GAO: Hard to Define DoD Cybersecurity Spending

via Gov Info Security The Obama administration estimates the Defense Department will spend at least $3.2 billion on cybersecurity in fiscal year 2012, which begins Oct. 1, or so it thinks, according to an analysis by the Government Accountability Office issued Thursday. Reps. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas [...]

Senator pushes cloud as deficit cutting tool

via nextgov The federal transition to cloud computing is an overlooked source of savings as the government battles over trillions of dollars in spending reductions, the leader of a Senate oversight subcommittee said this week. A visibly weary Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., was addressing a conference Wedn [...]

Cloud security fears exaggerated, says federal CIO

“The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is not afraid of the public cloud. Indeed, this agency is vetting cloud providers to host the public websites of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to its CIO, Richard Spire [...]

Social Media Vs. Organized Crime

via Information Week Government The National Security Agency (NSA) aims to use social media and improved data sharing as part of an enhanced strategy to fight organized crime in the United States and abroad. The White House has launched the Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime to step up [...]