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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 Events.FedCyber.com 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

Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

“Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo’s email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday. Yahoo didn’t say how many accounts have been affected. Yahoo is the second-larges [...]


GAO: Protect next-gen 911 from cyberattack

“The Government Accountability Office wants the Department of Homeland Security to work with the departments of Commerce, Justice, and Transportation and the Federal Communications Commission to ensure next-generation, IP-based 911 emergency response systems are not vulnerable to cyberattack. The [...]


The National Guard Takes On Hackers

“At home, the National Guard is summoned during natural disasters and civil unrest. Overseas, it complements the active duty military. Now, the nation’s governors want to mobilize the Guard to take on a new threat: cyberattacks. Terrorists could endanger thousands or even millions of Americans b [...]


Credit card details on 20 million South Koreans stolen

“Credit card details from almost half of all South Koreans have been stolen and sold to marketing firms. The data was stolen by a computer contractor working for a company called the Korea Credit Bureau that produces credit scores. The names, social security numbers and credit card details of 20 m [...]


NIST To Hold Data Science Symposium 4-5 March 2014

By Bob Gourley The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory is holding a Data Science Symposium we believe will be of high interest to the enterprise CTO community. Symposium topics include the technology landscape of data science, ways to improve analy [...]


Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit

“Tobiko revealed that Kenya looses in excess of $23.3 million a year to cyber-crime. ‘In view of the rising incidents of cyber-crime, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has established a dedicated unit to spearhead the prosecution of cyber criminals. Kenya is losing an esti [...]


Report: Target breach part of broader scam

“The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the holiday season appears to have been part of a broader and highly sophisticated scam that potentially affected a large number of retailers, according to a report published by a global cyber intelligence firm that works with the U.S. Secret Servi [...]