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

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 [...]

Obama takes on the mob

via Federal Computer Week The White House’s strategy to combat international organized crime counts cyber crime as a major aspect of the threat. In particular, the plan lists cyber crime and intellectual property theft among several major areas of crime to be dealt with. Intellectual property [...]

GAO faults Pentagon cyber operations

via The Washington Post In 2008, the U.S. military suffered the most significant breach of its classified computer networks when an infected flash drive was inserted into a laptop at a base in the Middle East, and the response was, in a word, confusion. Various military and civilian organizations &# [...]

The Cyber Security Summit

On 28 September 2011, will present a one-day Government-Industry Cyber Security Summit to be held at the Newseum in Washington DC. The Government-Industry Summit will bring together thought leaders who know the cyber mission in a venue designed to enhance our collective u [...]

US-CERT Director Leaves Abruptly

via Information Week The director of the agency that protects the federal government from cyber attacks has resigned abruptly in the wake of a spate of hacks against government networks. U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) director Randy Vickers resigned his position Friday, effective i [...]