We don’t need a national ID card

The process of implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.

6 big cybersecurity predictions for 2013

If there is any weakness in security, you can guarantee the criminals will try to exploit it. And if a cyber criminal discovers a weakness in one community, it won’t be long before that isolated crime turns into a trend. The commercialization of malware is rapidly becoming a well-organized and highly lucrative business.

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Hackers love the holidays

Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare’s network, it seems that hackers love the holidays.

Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt takes reins at FireEye

Dave DeWalt — known for his big personality, top-secret government clearance, and work as former chief executive at McAfee — is taking over as chief executive for security company FireEye today. He hopes to lead the company to an IPO quickly.