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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

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators Easily Hacked

“The communication protocol used by some of the latest generation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) is weak enough to allow even attackers without advanced knowledge to reverse-engineer it and exploit vulnerabilities such as denial of service (DoS), security researchers have discov [...]

Hacks at Russian central bank have cost 2 billion rubles

“Hackers in 2016 stole 2 billion rubles — equivalent to $31 million — from accounts that banks keep at Russia’s central bank. The Bank of Russia confirmed the cyberattacks and the extent of the losses to CNNMoney on Friday. Hackers had tried to steal 5 billion rubles, but the central Via OOD [...]

Army Electronic Warfare Strategy Nearing Completion

“The establishment of an Army Cyber Directorate, the Rapid Capabilities Office and a nearly completed strategy are ushering in a more productive era in electronic warfare capability development, according to Col. Jeffrey Church, the chief of strategy and policy in the cyber directorate.” Source: [...]

Interpol is using AI to hunt down child predators online

“The FBI may have scored a big win with operation Playpen, which helped dismantle a ring of TOR-based pedophiles and prosecute its members (thanks, Rule 41), but that was just one battle in the ongoing war against the sexual exploitation of children. That fight is now a bit easier for Via OODA Loo [...]

White House Plans to Retire Outdated Cyber Regulations

“White House cyber officials have identified 63 different policy directives, regulations or other requirements they plan to retire, the government’s chief information security officer said Wednesday.” Source: White House Plans to Retire Outdated Cyber Regulations – Via OODA Loop [...]