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

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The FedCyber Wire

U.S. to bring Japan under its cyber defense umbrella

“The United States will extend its cyber defense umbrella over Japan, helping its Asian ally cope with the growing threat of online attacks against military bases and infrastructure such as power grids, the two nations said in a joint statement on Saturday. “ Source: U.S. to bring Japan under it [...]

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards

The Commonwealth of Virginia announced research commercialization awards today, including many friends and readers of CTOvision, so we wanted to share this announcement.   Governor McAuliffe Announces Research Commercialization Awards ~ Investments target research and commercialization activities t [...]

Czechs to heavily invest in cyber defense

“Deputy defense minister: Czechs could become world leaders in the field. The Czech Defense Ministry wants to annually invest 500 million Kč in the state protection against cyber attacks in the next five years, Deputy Defense Minister Daniel Kostoval said at a conference on cyber security today. [...]

IRS believes identity thieves from Russia

“IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.” Source: AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves fr [...]

IRS Says Cybercriminals Nabbed Info on 100K Taxpayers

“The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced that a website application feature for retrieving past tax returns had been exploited by likely cybercriminals, exposing thousands to what IRS Commissioner John Koskinen called ‘a variation of identify theft.’” Source: IRS Says Cybercriminal [...]

Pentagon Kills $475M Cyber Contract

“Cyber Command has called off a sweeping solicitation that would have outsourced support for cyberspying and network attacks against foreigners, as well as the defense of military networks. As of Friday afternoon, there were few details on why the five-year-old command, which is racing to staff up [...]

Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues

“As the aviation industry adopts communication protocols similar to those used on the Internet to connect cockpits, cabins and ground controls, it leaves itself open to the vulnerabilities bedevilling other industries – from finance to oil and gas to medicine. ‘There’s this huge issue starin [...]