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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 Events.FedCyber.com 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

The Belarusian Connection (Healthcare.gov)

“U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns that private data posted by millions of Americans will [...]


Couldn’t Attend @FedCyber? Catch What You Can Here

By Bob Gourley FedCyber hosts events that are off the record. We do that because this is a gathering to work big issues and we need an environment where real decision-makers can feel free to speak their mind. Attendees capture info to take back to their organizations, and some summary minutes and ac [...]


Hotel Franchise Firm White Lodging Investigates Breach

“White Lodging, a company that maintains hotel franchises under nationwide brands including Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton and Westin appears to have suffered a data breach that exposed credit and debit card information on thousands of guests throughout much of 2013, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.” So [...]


Snowden leaks: Canada ‘spied on airport travellers’

“The CSEC collected information captured from unsuspecting passengers’ wireless devices by the airport’s free wi-fi system over two-weeks, the report says. The revelations come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden, CBC says. The CSEC is prohibited by law from targeting Canadians or anyone i [...]


Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

“Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo’s email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday. Yahoo didn’t say how many accounts have been affected. Yahoo is the second-larges [...]


GAO: Protect next-gen 911 from cyberattack

“The Government Accountability Office wants the Department of Homeland Security to work with the departments of Commerce, Justice, and Transportation and the Federal Communications Commission to ensure next-generation, IP-based 911 emergency response systems are not vulnerable to cyberattack. The [...]


The National Guard Takes On Hackers

“At home, the National Guard is summoned during natural disasters and civil unrest. Overseas, it complements the active duty military. Now, the nation’s governors want to mobilize the Guard to take on a new threat: cyberattacks. Terrorists could endanger thousands or even millions of Americans b [...]