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 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

Why Iran’s Hackers Might Be Scarier Than China’s

“May was a grim month for American cybersecurity. First, the Obama administration accused China of hacking government computers, potentially to exploit weaknesses in the US military. Then, US officials announced that hackers, believed to be sponsored by the Iranian government, had successfully [...]

Cyberattacks devastated my business

“From a small startup that was hacked by Anonymous to a cleaning firm that fell prey to a Nigerian scam, these five small businesses explain how cyberattacks hurt their firms.” Source:Cyberattacks devastated my business! – Hacked by Anonymous (1) – CNNMoney Via OODA Loop [...]

How the U.S. Government Hacks the World

“The men and women who hack for the NSA belong to a secretive unit known as Tailored Access Operations. It gathers vast amounts of intelligence on terrorist financial networks, international money-laundering and drug operations, the readiness of foreign militaries, even the internal political [...]

NSA Deputy Warns Against Cyber Vigilantes

“The private sector — and the government — must ‘exhaust’ the use of traditional responses such as public shaming, criminal charges, diplomatic demarches, and sanctions ‘before we contemplate the dangerous possibility we might encourage vigilantism,’ the powerful deputy director o [...]

Large cyber espionage emanating from India

“orman Shark uncovered a large and sophisticated cyber-attack infrastructure that appears to have originated from India. The attacks, conducted by private threat actors over a period of three years and still ongoing, showed no evidence of state-sponsorship but the primary purpose of the global [...]

Millions hit by Yahoo Japan hack attack

“Up to 22 million login names may have been stolen during a hack attack on Yahoo Japan. A file of ID details for about one tenth of its 200 million members was stolen during the attack, it said.” Source:BBC News – Millions hit by Yahoo Japan hack attack Via OODA Loop [...]