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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.

Video Overview of the 2013 Event

The FedCyber Wire

RSA AND APT

via Network World When RSA CEO Art Coviello disclosed that the company had suffered a security breach, he categorized the attack as an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). He also described the breach as a “an extremely sophisticated cyber attack in progress being mounted against RSA.” In g [...]


DHS faces challenges in IT hiring process

via Federal Times The Homeland Security Department needs hundreds of information technology workers — especially in the cybersecurity arena — but it faces considerable obstacles in doing so. Among them: Lengthy security clearance reviews, flat budgets under the extended continuing resolution, th [...]


Combating Smart Grid Vulnerabilities

via Ensec In 2009 the Journal of Energy Security published an article, The Security Vulnerabilities of the Smart Grid, which described how many characteristics of the emerging Smart Grid were likely going to make it more susceptible to cyber attack. This article attempts to describe vulnerabilities, [...]


DHS Head Calls for Science in Public Service

via The Epoch Times BOSTON–As the first female speaker for the annual Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined the ever-changing challenges Homeland Security faces. She [...]