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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

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The FedCyber Wire

Brazil plans secure email service to thwart cyber-spies

“Brazil has confirmed plans to create a secure email service, following revelations of cyber-surveillance techniques used by the US and UK. President Dilma Rousseff posted a series of tweets over the weekend, saying the move was required to ‘prevent possible espionage’. She added the country [...]

Cybercom Activates National Mission Force Headquarters

“Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Cybercom’s commander, says the U.S. Cyber Command has activated the headquarters for its Cyber National Mission Force, the one of its three forces that would react to a cyber attack on the nation. The other two forces are the Cyber Combat Mission Force that is a [...]

Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback

“For the governments and corporations facing increasing computer attacks, the biggest challenge is finding the right cyber warriors to fight back. Hostile computer activity from spies, saboteurs, competitors and criminals has spawned a growing industry of corporate defenders who can attract the be [...]

Skype under investigation in Luxembourg over link to NSA

“Skype is being investigated by Luxembourg’s data protection commissioner over concerns about its secret involvement with the US National Security Agency (NSA) spy programme Prism, the Guardian has learned.” Source: Skype under investigation in Luxembourg over link to NSA | Via OO [...]

Defense networks vulnerable to cyberattack: Expert

“‘Military systems are growing more complex and more intertwined daily, making them more vulnerable and on top of that, we have these ongoing issues with budgets. There was first the sequester, which cut deep into IT modernization accounts, and now there is the government shutdown,’ said Bob G [...]

China Conducts Cyber Espionage Campaign Against Mongolia

“Security researchers from ThreatConnect’s Intelligence Research Team (TCIRT) say they’ve identified a cyber espionage campaign launched by China against Mongolia. More precisely, it appears that China is trying to learn as much as it can about Mongolia’s relations with the European Union an [...]

Norton says Cyber Crime Costs Mexico $3B Per Year

“A report by the internet security firm Norton estimates cyber crime costs to Mexico are nearly double what they were in 2011, highlighting the country’s status as a regional hub for online crime while the government struggles to keep up with evolving technology.” Source: Norton says Cyber Cri [...]

John McAfee’s D-Central – A Breakdown

By BryanHalfpap John McAfee at the C2SV Technology Conference and Music Festival Disclaimer: Information on D-Central is extremely limited.  This article and the assumptions and conclusions it draws is based off of information gathered from John McAfee’s interview at the C2SV Technology Conferenc [...]

New type of cyber-attack targets govt bodies, firms

“At least 20 organizations, including central government bodies such as the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry, along with major companies, came under a new type of targeted cyber-attack in August and September, where some computers were found to have been infected with a virus that stea [...]