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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.

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

The FedCyber Wire

Potential credit card breach at Target investigated

“The Secret Service is investigating a reported credit card data breach at discount retailer Target. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirmed the investigation Wednesday evening. He declined to comment further.” Source: Potential credit card breach at Target investigated – Dec. 18, 2013 [...]


Congress Directs the Pentagon to Appoint a Cyber Czar

“In the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act passed by House lawmakers last week, Congress required the Defense Department appoint a high level Principal Cyber Advisor with a broad oversight portfolio that includes offensive and defensive cyber missions, resources, personnel, acquisition and te [...]


Interview of @Splunk by @SecureNinja at @FedCyber 2013

By Bob Gourley SecureNinjaTV’s Alicia Webb speaks with Enoch Long from Splunk while at FEDcyber 2013. Discussions focused on machine data and what kinds of insights companies can gain from it. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites [...]


Sweden aids NSA-led hacking ops

“Sweden cooperated with the United States in operations to hack into computers and carry out internet surveillance on Swedes, according to documents leaked by NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden.” Source:Sweden aids NSA-led hacking ops: report – The Local Via OODA Loop [...]


Four arrested in £1m London cyber bank heist

“Police have arrested four suspected cyber criminals and seized £80,000 in cash and a live grenade after the theft of £1m from two banks. The arrests come three months after cyber criminals targeted Barclays and Santander by taking control of branch computers using a keyboard video mouse (KVM) s [...]