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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.

2014 FedCyber Date Announced - Registration Open

Please visit Events.FedCyber.com to register for this year's event which will be held on November 5, 2014 in Tyson's Corner.

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The FedCyber Wire

New federal rule requires banks to fight DDoS attacks

“Banks and financial institutions regulated by the federal government must now monitor for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against their networks and have a plan in place to try and mitigate against such attacks, a federal regulatory body said this week. “ Source: New federal rule r [...]


Turkey keeps YouTube block despite court ruling

“Turkish authorities defied court orders and reaffirmed a ban on YouTube imposed after the posting of illicit recordings of top secret security talks that was cited by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as part of a ‘dirty campaign’ to topple him.” Source: Turkey keeps YouTube block despite court [...]


Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support

“Support for the venerable Windows XP operating system ends this Tuesday. It means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft. Some governments have negotiated extended support contracts for the OS in a bid to keep users protected. Se [...]


Turkish court orders partial lifting of YouTube ban

“A Turkish court on Friday ruled that a blanket ban of social-media website YouTube violated human rights and ordered most of the restrictions be lifted, citing a top court ruling this week that scrapped a similar ban on microblogging site Twitter.” Source: Turkish court orders partial lifting o [...]


Cyber Insecurity: A Boon for Insurers

By ShannonPerry We’ve written plenty about data breaches. Within the last year, valuable data has been stolen from Target, the University of Maryland at College Park, the California Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Internal Revenue Service. Retailers and reputations have suffered immensely fr [...]