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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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The FedCyber Wire

Taiwan probes Xiaomi on cyber security

The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL], China’s leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months. via Taiwan probes Xiaomi on cyber security | Reuters. Via OODA Loop [...]

Greater Smartphone Protections are Forthcoming

While Apple has made many headlines this month for the release of its new generation of the iPhone, this week the company has caused quite a stir with its latest announcement regarding its desire to enhance the encryption that protects its smartphones. In its press release, Apple asserts that it has [...]

Identity and Access Management: Hot or Not?

By Dean Wiech Identity and access management (IAM) is increasingly being deployed within organizations across multiple sectors as they recognize that a progressive approach to IAM is crucial for their companies. Though not yet mature, the IAM market continues to grow because of a number of influence [...]

2014 Analyst Forum: Cyber Security Panel Recap

By Shannon Perry On July 30th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Academia, government, and industry came together to provide a comprehensive approach [...]

Canon printer hacked to run Doom video game

A wireless Canon Pixma printer has been hacked to run classic video game Doom. The hack was carried out by security researcher Michael Jordon, and it took four months to get the game running on the hardware. He said he had undertaken the project to demonstrate the security problems surrounding devic [...]

JPMorgan hack: It could have been worse

“Hackers that infiltrated the system of JPMorgan Chase & Co in June did not manage to access financial data or steal customer funds. Earlier this year, cybercriminals infiltrated the financial institution’s networks. While the cyberattack took place in June, JPMorgan did not detect the intru [...]