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

NSA hiring recruits for cyber Cold War

via TG Daily The National Security Agency (NSA) is looking for a few good cybersecurity experts. They’re hoping to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years – so the agency can be fully staffed for a “cyber Cold War.” According to, NSA recruite [...]

GAO: FDIC cybersecurity lacking

via Fierce Government IT The confidentiality and integrity of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s information systems are vulnerable, says a Government Accountability Office report (.pdf) published Aug. 12. Weak passwords, poor user-access policies, inconsistent encryption and unsatisf [...]

DOD moves to speed cyber acquisition

via Federal Computer Week The Defense Department has launched an effort to change the way it acquires cyberspace capabilities that will, if successful, greatly accelerate and streamline the way the government designs, develops and acquires network-based applications and services, a top DOD official [...]

DON, Army tackle data center consolidation

via Fierce Government IT A July 20 Navy Department memo revealed that DON is applying greater pressure to Navy and Marine Corps IT efficiency efforts. The policy guidance officially halts the purchase of increased data center capacity without first determining–through a full business case anal [...]