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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

Reddit Co-founder Joins Net Neutrality Debate

By ShannonPerry Alexis Ohanian, the American Internet entrepreneur most famous for co-founding Reddit, has launched a crowdfund campaign to fight the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed “fast lanes” – superior channels that companies can purchase from ISPs to guarantee that their co [...]


Even Windows XP Got a Patch

By ShannonPerry The recently discovered vulnerability in Internet Explorer raised quite an uproar with the media and techies in April. With the hole, hackers have accessed sensitive information of defense companies and financial institutions. Reacting to the vulnerability, the Department of Homeland [...]


Live Data Breach Webinar Featuring Dave Shackleford

By Bob Gourley Widely known security practitioner Dave Schackleford is presenting a webinar on Thursday 15 may at 2pm Eastern that should be of high interest to any enterprise technologist seeking to understand the dynamics of the modern data breach. The following is from the invitation: You’re a [...]


Measuring the American Reaction to Heartbleed

By ShannonPerry Since the bug became public knowledge in early April, the Heartbleed vulnerability has captured media headlines across the U.S. The hole existed in OpenSSL, an open-source program used by hundreds of thousands of websites. The bug affected some of the world’s most popular sites, in [...]


Datafication and Discrimination

By ShannonPerry Responding to the controversy surrounding the NSA, President Obama called for a 90-day review in January to address new challenges to national security and issues of individual privacy posed by the United States’ increasing reliance on technology. The review should be published in [...]