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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

FedCyber 2014 Overview

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The FedCyber Wire

White House official: Cyberthreats continue to multiply

“Speaking at the Washington Post Cybersecurity Summit, Monaco said that almost on a daily basis now, she has to brief the president on some variety of cyberthreat. ‘I’ve been struck by the breadth of the threats that we’re facing, certainly against the U.S. government, against the private se [...]

Is Yahoo the first billion dollar security breach?

“Verizon is pushing for a $1 billion discount off its pending $4.8 billion agreement to buy Yahoo, several sources told The Post exclusively. The request comes on the heels of the web giant getting bludgeoned by bad news in the past few days. Yahoo revealed two weeks ago that it Via OODA Loop [...]

Hack warnings prompt cyber ‘security fatigue’

“Relentless cybersecurity warnings have given people ‘security fatigue’ that stops them keeping themselves safe, suggests a study. Many ignored warnings they received, found the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Others were worn out by software updates and by the number [...]

Johnson Pushes for Cyber Protection Agency

“Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Wednesday said he is still after congressional approval for a national cybersecurity agency and broader reorganization of his department. But time is running out for this Congress to get it done.” Source: Johnson Pushes for Cyber Protection Agency Via [...]

Ethiopia shuts internet amid growing protests

“The internet has been shut down in Ethiopia, amid growing protests against the government. No official reason has been given for the closure. The internet has been blocked before during previous protests, with the government accusing opposition activists in the diaspora of using Facebook a [...]

6 must-haves for fed bug bounty programs

“When you are the U.S. federal government, how do you uncover security weaknesses and vulnerabilities without jeopardizing the country’s most critical systems and data? The answer is to follow in the footsteps of leading technology brands who crowdsource vulnerability discovery and disclosure wh [...]

J&J warns Insulin pump vulnerable to hacking

“Johnson & Johnson is telling patients that it has learned of a security vulnerability in one of its insulin pumps that a hacker could exploit to overdose diabetic patients with insulin, though it describes the risk as low. Medical device experts said they believe it was the first time a Via O [...]