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, 2015 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

China condemns US over cyber security accusations

“The Chinese government has issued a strong condemnation of a new US cyber security strategy document which, among other things, singles out Beijing for carrying out cyber espionage against American companies and government agencies. In a press briefing, Chinese Defence Ministry spokesperson Geng [...]

Could Cyber Attacks Lead to Nuclear War?

“‘De-alerting’ nuclear arsenals could help reduce the likelihood of a cyberattack causing an accidental nuclear war between the United States and Russia, retired U.S. Gen. James Cartwright recently stated in an Associated Press interview. Short fuses on U.S. and Russian strategic forces have p [...]

Hackers Manipulated Ratings of Pro-Russian Videos

“Hacktivists and/or cybercrooks compromised the computers of victims to invisibly load propaganda videos and ads, upping the click-views, and thus the popularity, of the party line promos and commercial products.” Source: Hackers Manipulated Ratings of Pro-Russian Videos – Via OODA [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit 5 May in DC

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure and highly functional cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, gover [...]

To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

“The rules of War 2.0 (or 3.0) are murky. Experts and pundits say that cyberwarfare is happening. And it makes sense. But it has been very hard to prove. A new report adds to the body of evidence, charging that the Russian military is waging a sustained cyber campaign against Via OODA Loop [...]

VA Thwarts Over a Billion Cyber Threats in March

“The Department of Veterans Affairs experienced a significant surge in cyber threats in March, Chief Information Officer Stephen Warren said during a Thursday call with reporters.” Source: VA Thwarts Over a Billion Cyber Threats — Just in March – Via OODA Loop [...]