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

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

Thomson Reuters Terrorism Database Leaked Online

“An online database containing the names of 2.2 million heightened risk individuals and organizations was left unprotected and downloaded by a security researcher who has considered making the information public. Over the past months, researcher Chris Vickery has identified many misconfigured data [...]

Should Cyber Warfare Have Its Own Branch?

“If cyber warfare remains just a niche within military services, the U.S. will never be able to develop the talented warriors it needs. In 1947, the U.S. defense establishment finally recognized that airpower was an environment distinct and separate from sea or air. It required specialized knowled [...]

Researchers Disrupt Iranian Cyberespionage Campaign

“Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have managed to disrupt an Iran-linked cyberespionage campaign targeting governments and businesses from all around the world. The security firm reported in May that it uncovered a new malware family that had been used in espionage operations since at least 2007 [...]

Insecurity for Cybersecurity

“But now the cybersecurity industry has reached a critical crossroads. The industry’s relative newcomers such as FireEye and Bromium are under pressure to prove they can be lasting winners or sell out as the fragmented industry gives way to consolidation. Members of the computer security old g [...]

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach

“The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Monday reported a data breach after point-of-sale (POS) malware was found on the resort’s systems. The Rock and Roll themed casino launched an investigation after receiving reports of fraudulent activity associated with payment cards used at the ven [...]

An Update on the Megatrend of Cybersecurity

Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive [...]