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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

DOD Releases Open Source Development Guide

via InformationWeek Government The Department of Defense (DOD) has released a landmark guide for using open-source and open-standards technology to develop software in the U.S. military. The 68-page guide, “Open Technology Development: Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Military Software,& [...]


Microsoft Wins San Francisco Cloud Email Deal

via InformationWeek Government The city of San Francisco plans to consolidate seven separate email systems to Microsoft’s hosted cloud-based email service over the next year. The city is currently migrating 23,000 employees across 60 departments and agencies to Microsoft Exchange Online, SF CI [...]


Cyber security: drivers and inhibitors

via Intelligent Utility Confusion reigns for many utilities over precisely what is required in terms of cyber security, because much current utility work focuses on the distribution system. The critical infrastructure protections promulgated by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (ak [...]


Investing wisely in IT

via The Hill’s Congress Blog In times of intense budgetary pressures, consumers, businesses and governments must contend with difficult choices. When faced with spending cuts, it’s often easy to fall into the trap of failing to distinguish between costs and investments. Some cuts may deliver [...]


CIOs: Cyber security threats increase

via Intelligent Utility A recent report found little progress by the power industry over the past year in preventing cyber security attacks. First, let’s be clear. I’m aware of the potential self-interest when security companies produce alarming reports on cyber threats. But we’ve [...]