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

Cyber isn’t all that special, says NSA chief

“Don’t be intimated by the technical aspects of cyber, he told conference attendees. ‘Don’t make this thing so specialized, so unique, so different that it just gets pushed to the side. That will sub-optimize our ability to execute cyber operations, and quite frankly it will minimize or at l [...]

Amid cyberattacks, ISPs try to clean up the internet

“In more extreme cases, Level 3 can essentially block bad traffic from harassing victims, and effectively shut down or disrupt the hackers’ attacks. So why aren’t ISPs doing more to crack down on cybercrime? The issue is that an ISP’s ability to differentiate between normal and malicious int [...]

Pentagon mulling split of NSA, Cyber Command

“The Pentagon is beginning to assess whether it’s time to split up the leadership of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. Right now, the two organizations share a leader — Adm. Mike Rogers, who is director of the NSA and also the commander of the cyber unit.” Source: Via OODA [...]

Yahoo Issues Fresh Warning About Forged Cookie Breach

“Some Yahoo users recently received alerts that intruders may have accessed their accounts last year using forged cookies. A forged cookie can grant access to account information without needing passwords. The tech company previously disclosed the scheme—and blamed unnamed state-sponsored actors [...]