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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

Tech center looks for solutions

via With its start-up money running out at the end of the year – and the source of that money no longer available – officials at the New Jersey Technology Solutions Center are working to find new ways to raise capital. The tech center was established in October to serve as a proj [...]

It’s Worse Than You Can Understand

via Strategy Page The U.S. Department of Defense is trying to improve its network defenses, and those of companies that supply weapons and equipment. The new plan is to pool intelligence, and defensive techniques with the major defense companies. This is being done as a pilot project called DIB (Def [...]

Cyber police stymied by hackers

via The Calgary Herald Hardly a month has gone by this year without a multinational company such as Google, EMC Corp. or Sony disclosing it’s been hacked by cyber intruders who infiltrated networks or stole customer information. Yet no hacker has been publicly identified, charged or arrested. [...]

Hackers might face stiffer sentences in U.S.

via Reuters Last month the Obama administration pressed Congress to pass stronger cybersecurity measures, including a doubling of the maximum sentence for potentially endangering national security to 20 years in prison. While it remains to be seen if the proposal will become law, the question of how [...]

DARPA Builds Cyberwarfare Proving Ground

via technewsworld News of two cybersecurity efforts undertaken by the United States government surfaced Friday. One is the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cyber Pilot, in which the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will share classified t [...]

DHS Releases New Domain Name Risk Management Strategy

via The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC) have released the IT Sector Risk Management (ITSRM) Strategy for Domain Name Resolution Services. The risk management strategy is the result of a collaborative partnership bet [...]

OMB Plan Could Orphan Documents

via Gov Info Security Doing good could cause some bad things to happen. Take, for instance, the White House Office of Management and Budget plan announced earlier this week to drive government efficiencies by eliminating half of the 2,000 top-level .gov domain sites within a year. Federal Chief Perf [...]

Online storage leaves companies open to hackers

via Cyber security experts are warning that the growing practice of sharing and storing information online could make more companies and institutions vulnerable to attack from hackers. The warning comes as the full extent of a major attack by the hacking group LulzSec becomes clearer. Lul [...]

Air Force orders smartphones

via General Dynamics C4 Systems is delivering 300 Sectera Edge smartphones to the U.S. Air Force for use by senior leaders, the company announced. The deliveries represent the first major Air Force deployment of Secure Mobile Environment — Portable Electronic Devices. The smartphones a [...]