Managing Risk for the Internet of Things in the Current Regulatory Landscape

The explosion of the Internet of Things – connected devices from wearables and appliances to cars and sensors – triggers a common refrain among privacy practitioners: technology is rapidly outpacing regulation. As revealed at recent panels during the State of the Net Wireless, the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Spring Meeting and the INCOMPAS policy summit, regulators face daunting challenges and companies must be strategic and agile to mitigate IoT risk. Regulators, consultants, policy experts, in-house counsel and others detailed where the regulations stand and how companies can maintain up-to-date cyber defenses while navigating murky legal terrain in a universe where laws and standards are still evolving – and sometimes are nonexistent. See also “Tackling Privacy and Cybersecurity Challenges While Fostering Innovation in the Internet of Things” (May 20, 2015).

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