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.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions

“Major carriers have sophisticated fraud systems in place to catch hackers before they run up false six-figure charges, and they can afford to credit customers for millions of fraudulent charges every year. But small businesses often use local carriers, which lack such antifraud systems. And some [...]

China may be hacking every iPhone user in the country

“Chinese authorities just launched ‘a malicious attack on Apple’ that could capture user names and passwords of anyone who logs into the iCloud from anywhere in the country, the well-respected censorship watchdog reports. With that information, a hacker can view users contacts, p [...]

Continued Controversy over Smartphone Encryptions

With Edward Snowden’s revelations, the myriad of recent information breaches at large corporations, and the extraordinary level of digitalization in our country, the American public has never placed a higher value on cyber security. This heightened attention has manifested itself in recent actions [...]

Canada and Sweden, the Cyber Security Romance

“Though Canada is already a member of the Five Eyes intelligence collective, along with Britain, New Zealand, Australia, and the US, in late September the Harper government committed to an ‘a new arrangement’ with Sweden ‘that will allow them to work together on science and technology projec [...]

Cost Of Data Breach Jumps By 23%

“Paging the incident response team: It now takes a large organization an average of 21 days at a cost of $20,000 per day to clean up and remediate after a cyberattack, with the total price tag for a data breach now at nearly $640,000. That’s an increase of 23% over last year, says Larry Ponemon, [...]