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 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

UK spy chief: Big tech firms must help combat terrorism

“UK spy chief Robert Hannigan called on big U.S. tech companies to do more to help governments combat terrorism Tuesday, as he described social media as ‘a terrorist’s command-and-control network of choice.’” Source: UK spy chief: Big tech firms must help combat terrorism – V [...]

Second Factor Authentication With Security Keys

With the movement of our personal and business critical data to the ‘cloud’, and directed attacks on that data, many of us make use of stronger security through use two-factor authentication. I know everyone reading this has two-factor turned on for iCloud, Google Services, and DropBox! But usin [...]

Pew: Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase

The blurring lines between physical and cyber systems, coverage of data monitoring from the Edward Snowden revelations, and the deluge of cyber attacks in 2014 have resulted in new levels of American interest in cybersecurity. A few examples of this attention are the speculations around the impleme [...]

Australia Proposes New Data-Retention Laws

“The Australian government introduced new laws aimed at forcing phone companies and Internet-service providers to store customer-usage information for at least two years, defying critics who say snooping by intelligence agencies has already gone too far.” Source: Australia Proposes New Data-Rete [...]