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

FTC has power to police cyber security: appeals court

“A U.S. appeals court said the Federal Trade Commission has authority to regulate corporate cyber security, and may pursue a lawsuit accusing hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corp of failing to properly safeguard consumers’ information.” Source: FTC has power to police cyber security: appeals [...]

Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers’ heads

“Amid reports that the Ashley Madison security breach may have led to suicides and extortion plots, Toronto police and the affair-arranging website are upping the ante to catch the hackers responsible for the embarrassing leak of users’ information. To increase the chance of that happening, Ashl [...]

Russia And China Have A Cyber Nonaggression Pact

“On May 8, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation in the field of international information security. The treaty, which some have dubbed a ‘nonaggression pact’ for cyberspace, details cooperative measures both governments pledge [...]

FBI tries to recruit hackers as cyber special agents

“The annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas was a place for hackers and cybersecurity professionals to compare ideas and tactics of the trade but it was also an opportunity for the government to tap a pool of talented cyber skills. Government agencies are scrambling to bring top IT and Via OODA [...]

Chinese Arrest 15,000 in Cybercrime Sweep

“Police in China said on Tuesday they arrested about 15,000 people for crimes that ‘jeopardized Internet security,’ as the government moves to tighten controls on the Internet. Since taking over in 2013, President Xi Jinping has led an increasingly harsh crackdown on China’s Internet, which [...]

Two-Thirds of Companies Expect a Nation-State Attack

“Nearly two-thirds of organizations (64%) believe their own organizations are potential targets for nation-state cyber-attacks. That’s according to a survey taken by Tripwire of 215 attendees at the Black Hat USA 2015 security conference in Las Vegas this month. Those expecting to be targeted ma [...]