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.

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner. Register today at Events.FedCyber.Com

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Three Major Al-Qaida Forums Disrupted by DDOS Attack

“Over the past few days, several of Al-Qaida’s online communication channels have been disrupted by distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks. Evan Kohlmann, a US terrorism consultant who has worked for the FBI and other government agencies, has been monitoring the attacks. ‘It is unclear w [...]

Register Now for the 6 Nov 2013 FedCyber Summit

To see the full agenda and register visit Registration for the 6 Nov 2013 FedCyber Summit is now open! This conference, orchestrated by cyber practitioners Matt Devost and Bob Gourley, is designed to advance the state of cyber defense. The Govern [...]

US Department of Energy Hacked for Second Time This Year

“The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has been hacked once again. The incident has resulted in the personal details – including social security numbers – of 14,000 current and former employees being compromised. According to The Wall Street Journal, on Wednesday, the DOE sent out email [...]

More Proof DSB Cloud Computing Conclusions Are On Track

By Bob Gourley We previously brought your attention to a Defense Science Board study on Cloud Computing (see: DSB Report on Reliability in a Digital Cloud ) I continue to believe this report captures critically important, actionable information and makes conclusions that should form the underpinning [...]

DHS awards $6 billion cybersecurity contract

“The Department of Homeland Security on Monday awarded contracts to 17 vendors for tools and services to continuously monitor federal systems and networks for cyber risks. Most large civilian agencies have agreed to use the $6 billion contract, which will provide diagnostic tools for agencies to q [...]

What’s Trending For Hackers?

By BryanHalfpap While at Defcon (the largest computer security conference in the United States) I overheard it described as a sort of “Hacker New-Years holiday”.  If that’s true, then maybe it’s time to go over one of the trends I’ve seen popping up for a while that has gained a lot of mo [...]

Anonymous’ Secret Presence In The U.S. Army

“An active-duty Army captain and member of Anonymous describes how the organization operates, his own involvement in the Arab Spring, how the crackdown on Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden has affected soldiers, and how more leaks are on the way. He has agreed to speak with BuzzFeed on the condit [...]

Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, infects others: expert

“A prominent computer security firm warned that the Dalai Lama’s Chinese-language website has been hacked and is infecting visitors’ computers with viruses in what may to be an effort to spy on human rights activists who frequently visit the site.” Source:Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, in [...]