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

Microsoft ‘must release’ data held on Dublin server

“A judge in the US has ordered Microsoft to hand over a customer’s emails, even though the data is held in Ireland. The company had attempted to challenge the search warrant on the basis that the information was stored exclusively on computer servers outside the US. “ Source: BBC News – Micr [...]

Americans Optimistic about Technology’s Future

In the 20th century, science fiction writers imagined incredible futuristic technologies – inventions like lab-grown organs and driverless cars, teleportation and space colonization, robots that take care of our sick and DNA manipulation of unborn children. In our century, technological achievemen [...]

Google Beats its own CAPTCHA

By ShannonPerry When registering for email accounts online, have you ever had trouble reading those fuzzy letters and faded numbers that prove you are not a robot? Those tests happen to have a name, CAPTCHA – “Completely Automated Public turing tests to Tell Computers and Humans Apart” – and [...]

FBI warns healthcare sector vulnerable to cyber attacks

“The FBI has warned healthcare providers their cybersecurity systems are lax compared to other sectors, making them vulnerable to attacks by hackers searching for Americans’ personal medical records and health insurance data. Health data is far more valuable to hackers on the black market than c [...]

2014 FedCyber Summit Pre Event Survey

Dear FedCyber Community, We are planning on bringing the community together again on 5 November 2014 and would appreciate your early inputs as we begin our planning efforts. One of the most important things to ask of you is what you think of the 5 November date. Please check your calendar and let us [...]