N.C. Wind Farm Goes Live Despite Legislators’ Claims It’s a National Security Threat

The first utility-scale wind farm in North Carolina is now fully operational even though the state’s top politicians wanted President Donald Trump to nix the $ 400 million project because they said it’s a national security threat. Avangrid Renewables today announced the wind farm, sporting 104 turbines that are 50-stories tall, is now generating 670 megawatt […] Read more »

Uber’s new plan for rider security involves selfies… lots of selfies

Announced today, a new feature for Uber drivers will require a selfie photo before each shift to verify their identities. Real-Time ID Check aims to prevent fraudulent use of a driver’s account and provide customers with a greater sense of confidence in the ride-sharing company. “Driver account sharing or theft is a low-frequency problem right […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: IoT security will soon be common in the enterprise, Gartner says

A fifth of all businesses will have deployed IoT-related security by the end of 2017, analyst Gartner thinks. Dedicated digital security services that are committed to “protecting business initiatives using devices and services in the Internet of Things” will be in place by then, the research and advisory company says. Gartner made the statement in […] Read more »