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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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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

Security Experts Say That Hacking Cars Is Easy

“Automobiles may be getting more advanced, but that doesn’t mean they are immune to hacks. The latest cars, stuffed with technology that collects driving data and makes keys obsolete, are far ‘smarter’ than older vehicles. However, all those features come at a cost when it comes to how easil [...]

The Data Breach You Haven’t Heard About

“A security breach recently discovered at software developer Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that foreign hackers have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past three years. Yet compared with the uproar over the Office of Personnel Management br [...]

Israel’s electric grid hit by “severe” hack attack

“Israel experienced a serious hack attack on its electrical grid that officials are still working to repel, the head of the country’s energy minister said Tuesday. ‘The virus was already identified and the right software was already prepared to neutralize it,’ Israeli Energy Minister Yuval S [...]

Chinese Soldiers Linked to US Military Hacking Case

“Two Chinese soldiers were ‘co-conspirators’ in a plot to steal US military secrets, including designs for the F-35 stealth fighter and other warplanes, a Canadian newspaper reported Tuesday.” Source: Report: Chinese Soldiers Linked to US Military Hacking Case Via OODA Loop [...]

Ransomware a Threat to Cloud Services, Too

“Ransomware — malicious software that encrypts the victim’s files and holds them hostage unless and until the victim pays a ransom in Bitcoin — has emerged as a potent and increasingly common threat online. But many Internet users are unaware that ransomware also can just as easily seize con [...]

The Pentagon Is Worried About Hacked GPS

“GPS is a two-edged sword. The Global Positioning System has been the foundation of a revolution in warfare that enables highly accurate smart bombs and navigation systems. With all the furor over civilian casualties caused by smart bombs, imagine what the toll would be without GPS weapons. On the [...]

America’s New Plan to Fight ISIS Online

“On Friday, State Department officials announced that they would revamp their efforts to counter ISIS messaging online — among other ways, by opening a new ‘Global Engagement Center.’ That same day, the President and various high-ranking members of the national security establishment met wit [...]