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.

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner. Register today at Events.FedCyber.Com

FedCyber 2014 Overview

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The FedCyber Wire

Social Security CIO Resigns Following Shakeup

via Information Week After a shakeup in the Social Security Administration’s IT organization, the agency’s CIO, Frank Baitman, has abruptly resigned. His departure follows a decision by commissioner Michael Astrue to shift most of the agency CIO’s responsibilities to deputy commiss [...]

FBI probes possible Murdoch phone hacking in U.S.

via SC Magazine The fallout from the U.K. scandal implicating Rupert Murdoch’s media empire of phone hacking has reached this side of the pond. In response to requests from Congress, the FBI is launching an investigation to determine if journalists employed by Murdoch’s News Corp. are cu [...]

DHS, DOD negotiating logistics of cyber partnership

via Defense Systems The Defense and Homeland Security departments have been divvying up cyberspace responsibilities for awhile now, but the process is constant and fluid, according to a top official who acts as a cyber liaison. The directives on cybersecurity over the past few years are continually [...]

LulzSec Admirers Claim Attack On DISA

via Information Week A group apparently taking a page out of the LulzSec playbook claims to have broken into the network of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and stolen sensitive information it plans to post online. The Crazies–which like Anonymous, AntiSec, and the now-defunct Lul [...]

Rumor About NSA-Google Alliance to Stay Just That

via The Courthouse News Service The National Security Agency does not have to disclose its relationship with Google amid press reports that the two partnered up after hackers in China launched a cyber attack on the U.S. government, a federal judge in Washington ruled. In February 2010, the Electroni [...]

DOD should take lead on cyber info sharing: panel

via Defense Systems To protect the nation’s critical infrastructure against potential cyber-borne threats, the federal government is building up programs that fortify research, development and education. Government agencies are also pursuing key partnerships that further steel against the thre [...]