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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

State Department Creates Cyber Coordinator Post

“A newly created State Department Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, unveiled in a 242-page report issued Wednesday, is charged with uniting different parts of the department working on cyber matters to more effectively advance America’s cybersecurity interests. The new post was [...]

Navy activates real-time view of networks

via Federal News Radio Starting this week, the Navy will begin using a new 24-hour operations center at its fledgling Fleet Cyber Command — and begin to fix a problem that its commander said is one of the military’s biggest deficiencies in the area of cybersecurity. None of the armed ser [...]

NSA: Assume Attackers Will Compromise Networks

via The National Security Agency appears to be taking some old advice to heart—assume your organization will be compromised. Debora Plunkett, head of the NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate, said as much Dec. 16 at a cyber-security forum sponsored by the Atlantic and Gover [...]

FISMA capstone document released by NIST

“The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of its guidelines for implementing enterprisewide information risk management. The document defines the underlying principles for implementing the Federal Information Security Management Act. ‘This is the capstone docum [...]

U.S. code-cracking agency works as if compromised

“The U.S. government’s main code-making and code-cracking agency now works on the assumption that foes may have pierced even the most sensitive national security computer networks under its guard. ‘There’s no such thing as ‘secure’ any more,’ Debora Plunkett [...]

New House Positions Announced

Mike Rogers, R-Michigan to chair House Intelligence Committee.  Mr Rogers, a former US Army Officer and FBI agent has knowledge, expertise, and experience that will be invaluable to the house.  As intelligence efforts become of larger importance to our nations efforts both domestic and foreign, it [...]

PandaLabs Predicts Security Trends for 2011

via PR Newswire Malware Creation Cyber war Cyber-protests Social Engineering Windows 7 influencing malware development Mobile phones Tablets Mac HTML5 Highly dynamic and encrypted threats For the list and PandaLabs thoughts check out the full story here. [...]