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

Big data credited for anti-terror success in Israel

“Big data gets much of the credit for Israel’s anti-terrorism success, according to Ronen Horowitz, former head of IT at the Israel Security Agency. As reported at, Horowitz said the tiny nation draws on academia as well as the government to develop its capabilities.” Source: [...]

France sees 19,000 cyberattacks since terror rampage

“Hackers have targeted about 19,000 French websites since a rampage by Islamic extremists left 20 dead last week, a top French cyberdefense official said Thursday as the president tried to calm the nation’s inflamed religious tensions.” Source: France sees 19,000 cyberattacks since terror ramp [...]

British hacker linked to attack on Pentagon Twitter feed

“The ‘CyberCaliphate’ hacking group that attacked a Twitter account belonging to the Pentagon on Monday was founded by a Briton who was once jailed for hacking the personal address book of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, according to government sources and private sector security exp [...]

DISA launches new cyber defense org

“In a couple days, the Defense Information Systems Agency will set up its third cyber structure in the last four years. That’s not a criticism, but rather it’s a strong indicator of how fluid the challenges facing cyber defenses are. First there was the Joint Task Force, Global Network Operati [...]

FedCyber Disruptive Tech Rankings

FedCyber enables a dialog between and among professionals seeking to further the state of enterprise cybersecurity. Every year we come together at the FedCyber Summit to directly work issues of common concern, which serve as a roadmap for engaging the FedCyber community in the coming year through em [...]

Obama to Announce New Cyberattack Protections

“President Obama on Tuesday will unveil new proposals to protect businesses and the government from cyberattacks, including increasing the prosecution of crimes conducted through computer networks and toughening penalties for them. Under the steps to be outlined by Mr. Obama, companies that share [...]