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.

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The FedCyber Wire

A Stronger Net Security System Is Deployed

via The New York Times A small group of Internet security specialists gathered in Singapore this week to start up a global system to make e-mail and e-commerce more secure, end the proliferation of passwords and raise the bar significantly for Internet scam artists, spies and troublemakers. “I [...]

Dire Need for Skilled Cyber Pros

via nextgov The government needs approximately 20,000 more cybersecurity professionals, particularly those with unique skills to discover evidence of sophisticated attacks, two experts suggest. Alan Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, and Ed Giorgio, former chief cryptographer at the [...]

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British Teen Held Over US Hack Attacks

via RTTNews Police in London on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old boy suspected of masterminding the recent hacking of the websites of the U.S. Senate, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Sony, Nintendo and Fox News. The teenager was arrested at his family’s home in Essex in a British police raid [...]

Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

via the Associated Press President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the milit [...]

New round of cyber attacks heightens focus on FBI

via Reuters Canada Each week brings word of another cyber attack on a major U.S. institution, sending law enforcement scrambling and raising new questions about whether it has the ability or resources to track down cyber criminals. The FBI says it is working to bulk up its cyber division as hackers [...]