The Internet of Things and Its Impact on Security and Privacy

By Doug

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While there are many potential benefits to the Internet of Things, the potential risks are significant. Privacy implications for individuals include unlawful surveillance, active intrusion in private life and data profiling. Two key issues are who has access to the devices and how the information collected is shared. For businesses, the largest threats are access control, client privacy and data compromise. Gain an understanding of why security has to be engineered early in the development of Internet-connected devices. Hear how the federal government is developing new regulations and laws to secure critical infrastructure.