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

Britain Refuses to Extradite Hacker Sought in U.S.

“British authorities on Tuesday blocked a longstanding demand for the extradition of Gary McKinnon, a computer hacker wanted in the United States to face charges of intruding into Pentagon computer networks in a case that has become a touchstone of the delicate jurisdictional balance between t [...]

Of Cyber Doom, Dots, and Distractions

By SeanLawson On October 11, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave a speech on “Defending the Nation from Cyber Attack” to the Business Executives for National Security in New York City. On the whole, the speech was unremarkable. It repeated what have become the standard, policy-maker talking p [...]

The Scrap Value of a Hacked PC, Revisited

“A few years back, when I was a reporter at The Washington Post, I put together a chart listing the various ways that miscreants can monetize hacked PCs. The project was designed to explain simply and visually to the sort of computer user who can’t begin to fathom why miscreants would want t [...]

Rise In U.S. Hacker Attacks Against China

“ews last week that a U.S. government report alleged Chinese telecom companies were likely spying on U.S. firms comes at a time when Chinese companies are getting hacked into like never before.  Including from computer systems in the U.S.” Source:Rise In U.S. Hacker Attacks Against Chin [...]

Campaigns Mine Personal Lives to Get Out Vote

“Strategists affiliated with the Obama and Romney campaigns say they have access to information about the personal lives of voters at a scale never before imagined. And they are using that data to try to influence voting habits — in effect, to train voters to go to the polls through subtle c [...]