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.

White House may not have found evidence of Huawei spying

A special White House investigation couldn’t find any evidence of Chinese spying through Huawei telecommunications systems, though the U.S. recently warned businesses using the vendor that it “cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence.”

How home automation could save cable companies

Cable companies such as Comcast and Cox need to take a good look at their technology as streaming services Netflix and Hulu take away their profits. In order to avoid becoming obsolete, it makes sense for cable companies to recycle their infrastructure into home automation.