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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.

2014 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

Please visit Events.FedCyber.com to register for this year's event which will be held on November 5, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

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The FedCyber Wire

Naval Academy Expands on Cyber Security

via Military.com ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The new academic year marks the beginning of the Naval Academy’s new cyber security curriculum, in which midshipmen are required to take classes that will enhance their knowledge of cyber warfare and the threat it poses to national security. Discussion o [...]


Did 9/11 Really Improve Cybersecurity?

via Security News Daily The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, launched two wars and ushered in sweeping new federal security laws. But they had little to do with making computers or the Internet any safer. In fact, said retired FBI Special Agent C. David Shepherd, CEO of the Las Vegas-based Readi [...]


US Navy Looks to Solar Power for Bases

via Ottawa Citizen PEARL HARBOR — Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $500 million maximum, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contract (MAC) to Island Pacific Energy LLC, Pacific Energy Solutions LLC, and Photon Finance LLC, Aug. 19. The MAC [...]


US Security Dept Warns Of ‘Anonymous’ Disruption

via eWeek Europe The US’ Department of Homeland Security is taking hacktivists more seriously with a new warning The United States Department of Homeland Security warned the security community about potential attacks from hacking collective Anonymous over the next few months. The 2 September s [...]


The quest for an unhackable code

via CNN NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Every day the news hits of another company,website or long list of credit cards that’s been hacked. But what if there was a foolproof technology to fend off cyberattackers by keeping secret information secret? Would an unhackable encryption algorithm do [...]


Sony recruits information security boss after hacking

via Reuters Sony Corp picked a former official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the new post of chief information security officer, months after a massive hacking attack leaked information on 100 million user accounts on its games networks. Philip Reitinger, previously director of the [...]