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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

U.S. vulnerable to foreign cyberwarfare

via UPI Poor security has left U.S. electrical grids, pipelines, chemical plants and other infrastructure vulnerable to the threat of cyberattacks, experts say. When a Southern California water utility wanted to test the security of its computer networks it hired Los Angeles hacker Marc Maiffret to [...]

CACI Wins FBI Contract

via Zacks Investment Research CACI International Inc. recently received a multiple-award contract from the FBI for a ceiling value of $30 billion. The company is among the 46 winners of the FBI’s Information Technology Supplies and Support Services (IT Triple S) contract. IT Triple S is an ind [...]

Trading platforms under attack

via Financial Post Organized and evolved, computer hackers today have higher ambitions. If only we knew what they were. Suspicious files found on the U.S. servers of the operator of the Nasdaq Stock Market last year led to a shocking discovery: The United States’ largest electronic stock exchange [...]

Fed IT plan heads to Capitol Hill

via SC Magazine A plan aimed at streamlining efficiencies in the federal government’s use of IT technologies is making its way toward a hearing on Capitol Hill on April 12. The “25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management,” introduced last Decem [...]

Why Cybersecurity Partnerships Matter

via Information Week For years, the federal government has launched one policy initiative after another to protect critical IT infrastructure in coordination with the private sector. There’s been progress, but the threats–computer breaches from foreign parties, fast-spreading worms, and [...]

The clock is ticking for encryption

via ComputerWorld In the indictment that led to the expulsion of 10 Russian spies from the U.S. last summer, the FBI said that it had gained access to their encrypted communications after surreptitiously entering one of the spies’ homes, where agents found a piece of paper with a 27-character [...]