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

Get to know DMDII

Michael Johnson This video provides an introduction to the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, a unique public-private partnership acting as a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub. Based in Chicago, the Institute has the capabilities, innovative spirit and collaborati [...]

IRS kills e-filing PINs prematurely due to cyberattacks

“This time, the IRS detected ‘automated attacks taking place at an increasing frequency’ thanks to the additional defenses it added after that initial hack. It said only ‘a small number’ of taxpayers were affected, but it didn’t give an exact number. The IRS chose not to kill the tool ba [...]

Brexit v. EU: A Cybersecurity Perspective

“More specifically for cybersecurity, what does this mean for the upcoming GDPR and NIS Directive which will be formalized over the next few years? Currently, all EU laws still apply in the UK; at least over the course of the next two years as the UK untangles itself from the Via OODA Loop [...]

US Still Has No Definition for Cyber Act of War

“Pentagon leaders are still working to determine when, exactly, a cyber-attack against the U.S. would constitute an act of war, and when, exactly, the Defense Department would respond to a cyber-attack on civilian infrastructure, a senior Defense Department official told lawmakers on Wednesday.” [...]

If Financial Systems are Hacked – Joker in the Pack

“Rather than hacking into an individual bank, the assailants might aim straight at the heart of global finance by choosing as their target parts of its essential ‘financial-market infrastructure’ (FMI), such as clearing houses or payments systems. FMIs are like the plumbing in a city: they fac [...]

Envisioning the Hack That Could Take Down NYC

“At 12:30 p.m., the Times published a story reporting that ‘government officials’ believed that the city was being hit with a wave of cyberattacks that appeared to be ongoing. A tipster claimed the hackers had caused at least a dozen car crashes and debilitated multiple hospitals and agencie [...]

US-Israel Sign Cyber Defense Declaration

“Israel and the United States signed a cyber defense declaration Tuesday calling for real-time operational connectivity through respective Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTS) of both nations.” Source: US-Israel Sign Cyber Defense Declaration Via OODA Loop [...]