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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DISA’s new focus: supporting mobility

via Government Computer News As the agency approaches 100 percent virtualization, CIO Henry Sienkiewicz sees a new world of dynamic resources and high-value data The Defense Information Systems Agency is undergoing sweeping changes in how it delivers information services to the warfighting community [...]

DHS To Invest $40 Million On Cybersecurity Research

via InformationWeek Insider threats, botnets and malware, and research to support the Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative (CNCI) are among areas of cybersecurity investment the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will make in fiscal year 2011. The DHS Science and Technology Homeland Security A [...]

The Future of Techno Crimefighting

via The Crime Report In January, as the Miami-Dade Police Department announced that it was completing the purchase of a 20-pound surveillance drone, the San Jose Police Department continued beta-testing a video-based crowd-sourcing software program to solve crimes. Earlier this month, the New York P [...]

Stock market hackers drives cybersecurity bill

via The Hill Recent revelations that the NASDAQ had been hacked multiple times have spurred Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) to introduce legislation that would boost the government’s cybersecurity efforts. The Senate Banking Committee member unveiled the bill Thursday after reports indicated tha [...]

Obama’s Budget Boosts IT Spending 1.3%

via InformationWeek Government The President’s fiscal 2012 budget, released on Monday, calls for $79.5 billion in federal IT spending next year, an increase of 1.3% over the estimated $78.5 billion the government will spend on IT this year and a 1.9% increase over the 2009 enacted IT budget of [...]