Join Us for the 5th Annual FedCyber Threat Expo

2015 FedCyber Event

This year's FedCyber will be on November 10, 2015. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Overview

This conference, orchestrated by cyber practitioners Matt Devost and Bob Gourley, is designed to advance the state of cyber defense. The Threat Expo will bring together thought leaders who know the cyber mission in a venue designed to enhance our collective understanding of the threat, build on existing strategies to mitigate challenges, and leverage the nation's greatest technologies to enhance our defense in depth. We are crafting an action-oriented event that will help the community shape models for the next decade of national cyber defense.

This Year's Focus Areas

Our 2015 agenda this year is going to have a special focus on addressing advanced threat issues. We look forward to providing the most enlightening FedCyber Agenda to date.

Target Audience

Each year FedCyber brings together 250 people from within the public and private sectors. Our attendees include CTOs, CIOs, CISOs, CSOs, Cyber SMEs, and practictioners in the fields of cyber defense, threat intelligence, information operations.

As with all past FedCyber Events, federal government employees attend for free. All attendees must register in advance. On-site registration will not be available. This is a private event and media/blogger passes will not be available.

  • 06.15.15
    Early Registration Open
  • 08.15.15
    Early Registration Closes
  • 11.10.15
    FedCyber 2015 - On-site registration will NOT be available
  • 11.10.15
    FedCyber Reception - New this year, we will hold a networking reception at the conclusion of the event!
Registration for FedCyber 2015 is now open
Register today to secure your attendance spot.

Agenda & Sessions

As with each FedCyber, we try to focus on areas that will provide maximum value to the community. This year, we have developed a very threat-centric event.

FedCyber 2015November 10, 2015
7:30 — 08:15

Event check-in and Coffee

Main Hall
08:15 — 08:45

Welcome and FedCyber Objectives

Matt Devost & Bob Gourley will welcome attendees and sponsors and provide our event objectives.

Main Hall
08:45 — 9:30

Opening Keynote - Congressman Will Hurd

With a computer science degree, 10 years of service in the CIA, and private sector information security experience, Congressman Hurd has established himself as one of the most technology and security focused Congressmen of all time.

Main Hall
09:30 — 10:30

The Russia & Eastern European Threat

The first of two regionally focuses Threat Panels will focus on Russia and Eastern Europe and promises to put critical issues and concepts on your radar screen.
Tim Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO)

Main Hall
10:30 — 11:00

Networking break

Exhibit Area
11:00 — 12:00

The China Threat

Think you are up to speed on the China cyber threat? This expert session will force you to think about the next ten years of cyber conflict.
Tim Thomas, Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO)

Main Hall
12:00 — 12:30

Saving Cyberspace

We have met the enemy and it is us. Join Jason Healey for this complex examination of how our own policies and strategies might be killing one of the greatest inventions of our time.

Main Hall
12:30 — 13:15


Lunch Hall
13:15 — 14:30:

USG Threat Perspectives

Hear from leading government personnel with regards to which threats they are most concerned with.
Moderated by Ron Carback, Defense Intelligence Officer For Cyber
Other panelists include:
DIA - Rick Klein, SDIA Cyber
FBI - NCIJTF, DIR Don Freese
DHS - Chris Button, INA
DoE - Chuck Durant, DepDir CI
Main Hall
14:30 — 15:30

Technology Threats and Mitigation

Not all threats will originate from Human Attackers. This panel will explore emerging technology threats.
Dr. Ray Letteer, Terry Roberts, Jeff Shilling, and Dr. Pete Fonash

Main Hall
15:30 — 15:45

Networking Break

Exhibit Area
15:45 — 16:45

Nightmare Round

Winn Schwartau will moderate this insightful session where five top threat intelligence experts take 10 minutes to describe their worst case nightmare cyber scenario. The audience will then vote on which scenario scares them the most!
John Hultquist (iSIGHT Partners), Andretta Towner (Crowdstrike), Ned Moran (Facebook), Shawn Duffy (FusionX), Bobbie Stempfley (Mitre).

Main Hall
16:45 — 17:15

Closing Keynote - Mr. Rick Ledgett, Deputy Director NSA

Main Hall
17:15 — 19:00

Solving the nightmares!

Our hosted VIP and attendee reception will allow participants to continue the dialogue over drinks and appetizers.

Exhibit Area

Speakers & Experts

    Please review the agenda for our list of premiere speakers and don't forget we'll have as many luminaries in the audience as we will have on stage. This is a community network event so make the most of your time with each other and our sponsors.


    Our Sponsors

    We will be accepting a limited number of sponsors for this event. If you are interested sponsoring or exhibiting, please contact us at

    Contact & Registration

    Tyson's Corner Marriott 8028 Leesburg Pike Tyson's Corner VA 22182

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