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.

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

IT reforms moving to optimization stage

Agencies will begin to hear a different tone from the White House when it comes to reforming the way agencies buy and use information technology. There will be less talk about consolidation and more about optimization. “I think you will see a shift from us describing data center consolidation. [...]

Another OMB good idea stymied by reality

So, things aren’t as straightforward as the Office of Management and Budget would like to believe. This, of course, is a truism, but given the constant stream of over-simplified policy that comes out it like water from the Trevi Fountain, it requires periodic repetition. The latest example com [...]

DHS creates new senior cyber position in NPPD

The Homeland Security Department continues to shift cybersecurity oversight chairs. Suzanne Spaulding is the new deputy undersecretary for the department’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), according to an email from Rand Beers, DHS under secretary of NPPD, obtained by Feder [...]

Security breach

via It’s unlikely 2011 will go down in history as a great year for information security. The year is barely half over but already we have witnessed some of the largest hacking attacks since the advent of computing. So far, media organisations, game companies, banks and governments h [...]