Hope you are having a great summer!
Below is an interesting conference on the Federal Computer Incident Response
Capability. This group will provide you another source of help in dealing with
intrusion/hacking problems. As noted in the message please send all questions
and RSVPs to [log in to unmask] The meeting is at the GSA NCR Building (very
near L'Enfant Plaza).
The Federal Computer Incident Response Capability (FedCIRC) is a
collaborative partnership of computer incident response teams,
security and law enforcement professionals, private sector and
academia who work together to handle computer security incidents and
provide both proactive and reactive security services to the U.S.
The General Service Administration (GSA), Federal Technology Service
(FTS), Office of Information Security (OIS) will assume management of
the FedCIRC program on October 1, 1998 from the National Institute of
Standards and Technology (NIST) as it transitions from a pilot to an
operational incident response program.
An Agency Forum is being held to introduce your agency to the "new"
When: August 10, 1998,
Time: 9:00 am - 12 Noon
Location: General Services Administration - NCR auditorium
7th and D Streets, SW.,
The preliminary agenda for the forum is:
NIST - FedCIRC beginning's
GSA - The "new" FedCIRC
CERT/CC- FedCIRC Operational Concepts
NIPC - Law Enforcement's Perspective
GSA - Agency Participation/Responsibilities
Question and Answer
RSVP to Connie Oden at [log in to unmask] on or before August 5,
1998. Space is limited, please register early.
Maximum agency participation in the FedCIRC program is crucial to the
overall success of the "new" FedCIRC. We look forward to seeing you
Directions: By Metro take either the Yellow/Blue/Green/Orange line to
L'Enfant Plaza, follow the signs to L'Enfant Plaza/9th Street exit.
Across the street is the General Services Administration/Department of
Education building. Enter through the center doors on D Street (main
entrance). Auditorium is directly in front of you.
Thomas G. Tate, ECS-CSREES-USDA, Room 3901 South Building
Washington, D.C. 20250-0915
(v) 202-720-2727 (f) 202-690-2975
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
ACE Home Page: http://www.sba.gov/ace
ACE Monthly Meeting: 3rd Thursday Morning - 10 am - Noon
8th Floor Conference Room, 409 3rd Street S.W., Washington, DC