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, 2015 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

China warns soldiers against wearable gadgets

“China has warned soldiers against using smartwatches, high-tech spectacles and other Internet-connected wearable gadgets, saying they could ‘endanger security’ after a recruit was caught trying to take a photograph of troops. ‘The use of watches that have internet access, location informati [...]

Russian Cyber Espionage Group Planning to Hit Banks

“APT28, the notorious cyber espionage group that is believed to be sponsored by the Russian government, is planning to attack various financial institutions from across the world, according to a report published on Tuesday by cybersecurity services and training provider root9B. APT28 has been arou [...]

GCs raise cybersecurity concerns

“A new survey has found general counsel are taking on new responsibilities, with a growing emphasis on cybersecurity and data protection. Cybersecurity ranked alongside compliance and value for money as one of the top three concerns of general counsel, the TerraLex General Counsel Excellence Repor [...]

Russia Has Complete Information Dominance in Ukraine

“Hackers have consistently used low-level cyber warfare tactics to advance Russian goals in Ukraine. A dedicated group of hackers successfully infected the e-mail systems of the Ukrainian military, counterintelligence, border patrol, and local police. The hackers use a spear-phishing attack in whi [...]

Cybersecurity Standards and Your Enterprise

As we have noted in the past, “The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from” teaches Andrew S. Tanebaum in his classic text on Computer Networks. This adage is especially true when it comes to cybersecurity. We encounter so many standards in the corporate world that i [...]