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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

eBay Botches Data Breach Notification

By Shannon Perry Another data breach is making headlines, as eBay.com has revealed that the passwords for its accounts were recently compromised. The peculiar thing about this breach, however, is the way eBay communicated – and did not communicate – the breach to its users. If you visited eBay.c [...]


Reset the Net Campaign

By Shannon Perry Fight for the Future, a nonprofit that advocates for digital rights and Internet freedom, is spearheading an anti- National Security Agency protest on June 5th to Reset the Net. Marking the one-year anniversary of the first Edward Snowden report on the NSA, the protest seeks to erad [...]


Developments and Device Divergence at Apple’s WWDC

By Shannon Perry On June 2nd, Mac nerds swarmed the keynote “special event” at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco – the annual trade show for Apple developers. Anticipation marked the event, which had the potential to deliver the latest iPhone, a brand new iWatch, or so [...]


Comedian’s Comments Crash FCC Comment Page

By Shannon Perry The Net Neutrality debate of the Spring has overflown into the Summer. Tom Wheeler, the current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has come under fire from multiple sources ever since he proposed establishing Internet “fast lanes” to address the conflict between [...]


Analytics 2014: Insights For Mission Impact

By Bob Gourley We are partnering with the highly regarded community-focused United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to coordinate this event. If you are an analyst please join us, we are looking for people with lessons to share and a desire to find new approaches to big problems. [...]


Mobility in DoD – Let’s get this SHOW ON THE ROAD!

By ChrisScott Ever since I discovered that I could be productive AWAY from my desk, I have been addicted to mobility! I guess you probably are too. And, we take it completely for granted! I can solve 90% of my work requirements directly from my incredibly smart smart-phone! But when I hang out with [...]


Continuous Monitoring – Part 2

By George Romas I previously wrote about the various “functional areas” of continuous monitoring. According to the federal model, there are 15 functional areas comprising a comprehensive continuous monitoring solution, as shown in the graphic below: These functional areas are grouped into the fo [...]