Tag Archives: Internet of Things

CTIA Launches Internet of Things Cybersecurity Certification

Last month, CTIA, the wireless industry association, launched an initiative through which wireless-connected Internet of Things (“IoT”) devices can be certified for cybersecurity readiness.  According to the CTIA announcement, the CTIA Cybersecurity Certification Program (the “Program”) is intended to protect both consumers and wireless infrastructure by creating a more secure foundation for IoT applications that … Continue Reading

From Big Data to Bacon to Bots: Who will be Under FTC’s Watchful Eye Next?

At last week’s Strata + Hadoop Worldwide Big Data Conference those “in the know” about all things Silicon Valley prophesized that “data is the new bacon.”  Witty comparisons aside, there is no question that big data has matured.  Companies across all industry types are clamoring to leverage every possible gigabyte of available consumer data.  As … Continue Reading

Hacking Your…Oven? FTC Conducts Workshop on “Internet of Things”

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held an information gathering workshop entitled the “Internet of Things: Privacy & Security in a Connected World.”  The purpose of the workshop was to explore consumer privacy and security issues raised by the growing connectivity of devices, and to inform the Commission about the developments in this area. The … Continue Reading
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