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

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

FBI: Smart Meter Hacks Likely to Spread

“A series of hacks perpetrated against so-called “smart meter” installations over the past several years may have cost a single U.S. electric utility hundreds of millions of dollars annually, the FBI said in a cyber intelligence bulletin obtained by KrebsOnSecurity. The law enforcement age [...]

Review: Cyberspace and the State

Cyberspace is an evolving medium, and the best strategic thinking about cyber dimensions of commerce, security, politics, and warfare is likely yet to come. I was happy, however, to read David Betz and Tim Stevens’ recent International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) monograph Cyberspace [...]

Fighting Cyber Crime with Transparency

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in The Atlantic Council’s Young Professionals in Cyber Policy discussion with thinkers from industry, academia, think tanks, and policy.  After speaking with Karl Grindal of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, I realized that part of the reason f [...]

China admits sites hit in hacking attack

“China has acknowledged that a number of its websites have fallen victim to attack by hackers following a mass campaign by the Anonymous network. Hackers belonging to the global band of online activists this week claimed to have compromised almost 500 sites belonging to the Chinese government, [...]

Cybersecurity is entangled in Washington turf wars

“The White House is scrambling to influence cybersecurity legislation that’s been tangled in a web of policy, politics and parochialism — even reaching out to Republican leaders as the House prepares to act on the issue later this month.” Source: Cybersecurity is entangled in Washing [...]

Ukraine shuts down forum for malware writers

“Ukrainian authorities have shut down a long-running forum that was used to trade tips on writing malicious software, a sign the country’s law enforcement may be watching hackers more closely.” Source: Ukraine shuts down forum for malware writers – Computerworld [...]

The $30 billion US Social Security hack

“Sometime last year computers at the U.S. Social Security Administration were hacked and the identities of millions of Americans were compromised. What, you didn’t hear about that? Nobody did.” Source: The $30 billion US Social Security hack via [...]