Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission released a staff report on the Internet of Things (“IoT”) that provides best practice recommendations for addressing privacy and security risks associated with IoT products and services.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday released its staff report on the Internet of Things (IoT). The report summarizes the FTC’s November 2013 workshop, “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World,” and provides FTC staff recommendations in this area.
As the vast array of internet-connected devices mushrooms, and technologies permit those devices to communicate with one another, calls for privacy and security can be heard.
On December 15, 2014, the New Jersey Assembly voted 75-to-0 to advance a bill that would expand the existing data breach notification requirements for companies doing business in the state.
In advance of what will likely be a flood of interconnected devices to soon hit the market, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) today announced the release of a new report on the Internet of Things (the “Report”).
This morning, the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), held a hearing to determine what elements should be included in federal data breach legislation.
The European Commission has finally published its summary of 211 responses to its mobile health (“mHealth”) consultation.
To tackle the challenges of launching products on the Internet of Things, the FTC recommends designing security into interconnected products from the outset as well as monitoring products post sale to quickly identify security risks.
New FTC Report On Internet of Things Maintains Need for Baseline Privacy Legislation and Begins to Recognize Limitations of FIPPS in a Connected World
The Federal Trade Commission released its long awaited staff report on privacy and security issues presented by the emerging market for connected devices, also known as, the Internet of Things (“IoT”) (the “Report”) this morning.