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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.

2015 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

This year's event will be held on November 10, 2015 in Tyson's Corner. Register today at Events.FedCyber.Com

FedCyber 2014 Overview

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

DISA Vice Director Discusses Future of DoD IT

By RyanKamauff On Jan 24, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Vice Director, Naval RADM David G Simpson, spoke at the AFCEA Central Maryland Luncheon. He discussed the benefits of collocation with NSA and USCYBERCOM at Fort Meade, a look at DoD’s readiness, and focused on the Joint I [...]

Pentagon to boost cybersecurity force

“The Pentagon has approved a major expansion of its cybersecurity force over the next several years, increasing its size more than fivefold to bolster the nation’s ability to defend critical computer systems and conduct offensive computer operations against foreign adversaries, according to [...]

FSB’s Cyber Silver Bullet

“President Vladimir Putin recently ordered the Federal Security Service to create a system to allow the state to detect, prevent and disable cyberattacks in Russia and at diplomatic stations abroad. It is an ambitious goal and one that the FSB is well-equipped to tackle with the  [...]

Anonymous targets US agency site

“Hackers claiming to be from the activist group Anonymous have hacked a US government website in response to the death of Aaron Swartz. Activists embedded a video statement on the homepage of the United States Sentencing Commission, an agency of the US government. The statement referred to the [...]

Somalia’s al-Shabab Twitter account suspended

“The Twitter account of Somali militant group al-Shabab has been suspended, after it was used to threaten to kill Kenyan hostages. Al-Shabab launched its Twitter account in December 2011, after Kenyan troops went into Somalia to combat it.” Source:BBC News – Somalia’s al-Shab [...]

Backdoors Found in Barracuda Networks Gear

“A broad variety of the latest firewall, spam filter and VPN appliances sold by Campbell, Calif. based Barracuda Networks Inc. contain undocumented backdoor accounts, the company disclosed today. Worse still, while the backdoor accounts are apparently set up so that they would only be accessib [...]