Data Protection Practices in the Age of IoT

December 17, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

The Verge reports that, on September 28, California Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 327, which requires manufacturers of “connected” devices to make sure that their products come with “a reasonable security feature or features.” The state law defines connected devices as any piece of equipment “capable of connecting to the Internet, directly or indirectly, and that is assigned an Internet Protocol address or Bluetooth address.” California has, in effect, passed its very own cybersecurity law for the Internet of Things. And while the meaning of “a reasonable security feature” is rather ambiguous, it is nevertheless a step in the right direction, and resonates with the first of four recommendations that HP executive Christoph Ruef offers in the following article concerning data protection practices in the age of IoT. – Jem Santos

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