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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The FedCyber Wire

Army Cyber Unit Expands as Fast as it can

via Defense Systems The Army’s new Cyber Command  is up and running, but it is still a work in progress. Although it achieved full operational status in October 2010, the new command is still in a growth phase, acquiring new personnel and honing its mission to defend the service’s com [...]

Why you can’t stop insider threats

via Federal Computer Week In the wake of the WikiLeaks disclosures, all the soul searching and mandated risk assessments have made one thing painfully clear: Some of the most damaging security breaches originate from inside an agency’s firewalls. A new study helps quantify that reality. Accord [...]

Gen. Alexander: CYBERCOM structure will ensure seamless response to cyber crisis Read more: Gen. Alexander: CYBERCOM structure will ensure seamless response to cyber crisis

via Fierce Government IT Should a “cyber crisis” occur, the government has to work together seamlessly, said Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency. “A crisis in our networks is not going to stop while we wait to trans [...]

VA moves forward w/ $15B acquisition

via Washington Technology The winnowing has begun on the Veterans Affairs’ huge IT modernization contract. The agency has begun informing bidders on who has made the cut and who hasn’t, the agency said. The Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology contract is a five-year, $15 billion p [...]

Online security losing cyber battle

via the Daily Telegraph The internet was never meant to do sensitive banking transactions, cyber criminals are winning the war against online security and Australia’s easy going nature is making us vulnerable targets to ever-more sophisticated internet thugs. That was San Francisco-based inter [...]