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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

Navy To Build System For Identifying Security Threats

“The Navy is developing a new software-based intelligence system that fuses information from a variety of sources to more quickly and efficiently identify possible security threats, according to the company building the system. The military arm has awarded a Phase 1 small business innovative r [...]

Budget Stalemate Leaves Chaos at Many Agencies

via The New York Times Unsure from week to week how much money Congress will provide them as the two parties battle over the budget for the rest of this year, federal officials say many agencies have been operating in chaos, confusion and uncertainty. Officials at various agencies have frozen hiring [...]

Pentagon seeks $500M to beat cyber threats

“Pentagon officials are seeking $500 million for cutting-edge research that could help protect the department from emerging cyber threats. Security experts give the department high marks on cybersecurity, but note that most of the Pentagon’s efforts have centered on immediate threats.” [...]

Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar

via Aljazeera “Cyberwar” is a heavily loaded term, which conjures up Hollywood inspired images of hackers causing oil refineries to explode. Some security celebrities came out very strongly against the thought of it, claiming that cyberwar was less science, and more science fiction. Last [...]

Hackers quietly looting firms

via Journal Gazette DuPont, Johnson & Johnson and General Electric are among more than a dozen previously unidentified companies whose networks were broken into in the past two years by hackers intent on stealing some of their most valuable assets, confidential e-mails show. Some of the attacks [...]

Army Cyber Command is open for business

via Government Computer News 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’ [...]

DHS Seeks Private-Sector Cybersecurity Expert

via Information Week Government The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking a cybersecurity expert as part of an exchange program with the private sector to share information and knowledge about technology and other areas of expertise. The DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (OCS [...]

Annexation Boosts Cooling for NSA Data Center

via Data Center Knowledge Here’s an interesting story which illustrates the importance of cooling in where data centers are built. The city of Bluffdale, Utah has agreed to annex more than 500 acres of land where the huge new National Security Agency data center will be built. The annexation o [...]