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, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

For Want of a Patch (& a Supply Chain)

By John Scott For Want of a Patch For want of a patch the component was lost. For want of a component the stack was lost. For want of a stack the system was lost. For want of a system the message was lost. For want of a message the cyberbattle was lost. For want of a battle […] [...]

Sony Hack Exposed Personal Data of Hollywood Stars

“The documents, reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, also contain the Social Security numbers or taxpayer-identification numbers of thousands of freelancers, including actors who appeared in movies and TV shows produced by the Sony Corp.-owned studio, one of Hollywood’s largest. Among them are M [...]

Hackers empty Mexican town’s coffers

“Hackers left a small Mexican town penniless after breaking into its bank accounts and stealing more than USD 500,000, officials have said. The theft took place on November 11, when 33 transfers were made from six accounts that the eastern town of Ursulo Galvan had in the Mexican branch of Spain [...]

Inside North Korea’s cyber army

“As Sony Pictures looks for a possible North Korea link to a cyberattack, there’s a nagging question. Does the poor country even have advanced technology capabilities to infiltrate a large corporation?” Source: Inside North Korea’s cyber army Via OODA Loop [...]

Announcing The New CTOvision Events Calendar

By Bob Gourley If you are an enterprise technologist you are bombarded with requests to participate in technology events. Some of these events are great! They can be fantastic ways to learn from peers, to give back to the community and share lessons learned. Others are unfocused, sub-optimized and a [...]

Access To CTOvision Pro Research Service

By Bob Gourley CTOvision Pro provides business and technology leaders with access to extended, actionable research and analysis. Subscribers receive: An additional newsletter with up-to-date context and analysis enabling the better application of emerging technologies to mission needs Logins to our [...]

Computer spying: Attack of the cybermen

“But cyber-spying raises two tricky issues. One is that the low cost of gathering information this way may encourage more of it, and a Hobbesian world of spiralling espionage would be bad for everybody. What’s more, since there is no sharp distinction between digital spying tools and weapons—S [...]

Experts believe the age of brand terrorism has arrived

“‘In the last 24 months, we’ve been seeing an absolute surge of state-sponsored cyber attacks,’ he said. ‘We’re no longer dealing with individuals who want to steal your money. We’re dealing with foreign national governments that want to hurt America.’ And in an age of viral content, [...]