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

Update Your Distribution Options

By Bob Gourley With this note we provide some administrative reminders and information on how you can make the best use of the Technology Discovery Platform. We also provide links that will let you add or remove yourself from our e-mail newsletters. CTOvision provides up to date insigh [...]

Obama wants government to free up more wireless spectrum

President Barack Obama is directing federal agencies to look for ways to eventually share more of their radio airwaves with the private sector as the growing use of smartphones and tablets ratchets up the demand for spectrum, according to a memo released on Friday. via Obama wants government to free [...]

Some thoughts on Cleversafe

By Ryan Kamauff Today’s data repositories are growing at a huge pace. Many vendors claim to have the panacea for data woes, but using only one vendor can often result in vendor lock-in (at great cost to the agency). Cleversafe is a unique data management product that is distributed, secure, i [...]

Iranians Targeted In Massive Phishing Campaign

“Google says it has detected and derailed several email-based phishing attacks targeting tens of thousands of Iranian users during the past few weeks in what appears to be a politically motivated campaign. Eric Grosse, vice president of security engineering at Google, said in a blog post that [...]

Medical devices are vulnerable to hacking, warns FDA

“The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to the healthcare industry, calling for more vigilance when it comes to protecting medical devices from hacking. Anything from Pacemakers to hospital x-ray machines are at risk, thanks to a wide array of lax cybersecurity practices like [...]

Drudge Report Links to Malware-Infected Story

“Drudge readers who clicked on the Free Beacon link would in many cases have been infected immediately. The malware being used had polymorphic code, meaning it changes often and would not have been detected by code-analyzing anti-virus software.” Source:Drudge Report Links to Malware-Inf [...]

NSA chief says data disrupted ‘dozens’ of plots

“The US electronic spying chief has said massive surveillance programmes newly revealed by an ex-intelligence worker had disrupted dozens of terror plots. In a US Senate hearing, National Security Agency (NSA) Director Keith Alexander defended the internet and telephone data snooping programme [...]