Combine the views of respected experts with recent news about electronic spying and we are left with grim expectations for how the internet of things will affect privacy.
A surge of new networked IoT devices will create many new risks for comms providers. But it will also lead to some new ways to mitigate old risks.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL), pioneers of safety certification for electrical goods, aim to deliver a safety and security framework for wearables by the end of the year.
Hewlett-Packard’s research into IoT security includes a new study that criticizes networked smartwatches.
The huge growth in the number of connected devices means telcos need to bundle services and manage SLAs in order to get the right balance between risks and rewards.
Wearable Tech 2015 showcased devices that collect personal data for storage in the cloud. Attendees recognized the risks, but the novelty of the tech was matched by an immaturity in knowing how risks will be managed.