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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.

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The FedCyber Wire

Obamacare site hacked but nothing taken, HHS says

“Hackers silently infected a computer server this summer. But the malware didn’t manage to steal anyone’s data, federal officials say. On Thursday, the Health and Human Services Department, which manages the Obamacare website, explained what happened. And officials stressed that [...]

Home Deport Investigates Potential Breach

The list of corporations affected by data breaches in 2014 continues to lengthen. UPS announced a breach a few weeks ago; eBay announced a breach in the Spring, and we still have not heard the last of the breach that affected Target at the end of last year. Brian Krebs’s cybersecurity blog Krebson [...]

Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here

“In the 2001 action movie Ocean’s Eleven, criminals use an electromagnetic weapon to black out a portion of Las Vegas. Very futuristic, you may say, but the threat is real and growing. The problem is growing because the technology available to attackers has improved even as the technology being [...]

Hi-tech cars are security risk, warn researchers

The most complicated computational device you own is probably not in your pocket, not mining bitcoins in the back room or nestled by the TV helping the kids “frag” their friends in eye-popping video game HD. It might be sitting on your drive, in the garage or on the street. The it, in this case, [...]