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

Hackers ground 1,400 passengers at Warsaw Airport

“Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline ground computer systems used to issue flight plans, the company said. The computer system was hacked in the afternoon and fixed after around five hours, during [...]

Cyberattack takes down Canadian government websites

“Federal government websites were hit by a cyberattack Wednesday and the hacking group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the attack. The websites for several federal departments — including, and — went down around the lunch hour ET Wednesday. [...]

Quantum Cyber-Security with QuintessenceLabs

On Tuesday, May 26, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen announced that there had been “200,000 attempts to illegally access tax information from February to May this year.” With about 100,000 successful attempts, thousands of taxpayers anxiously awaiting news of whether thieves accessed their persona [...]

North Dakota System Penetrated by Suspected Criminals

“The agency, which provides coverage for businesses when employees are hurt or killed on the job, said about 43,000 incident reports and 13,000 payroll reports might be at risk. The affected files were submitted between 2006 and 2013. The data in the reports includes name, Social Security number a [...]

Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity firm is hacked

“One of the leading anti-virus software providers has revealed that its own systems were recently compromised by hackers. Kaspersky Lab said it believed the attack was designed to spy on its newest technologies. It said the intrusion involved up to three previously unknown techniques. The Russian [...]