FTC launches $25K contest for smart home IoT security tool

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is offering $25,000 (and runner-up prizes) for a "technical solution" that would protect...

Report: Health Wearable Devices in the Big Data Era

The report documents a number of current digital health marketing practices that threaten the privacy of consumer health...

Former Uber Employee Claims Violations of Privacy Rights

A former Uber employee is suing the company for whistleblower retaliation, exposing a startling set of claims about data privacy...

Privacy and Consumer Groups Bring Complaint about Toys That Spy

Privacy and consumer watchdog groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about toys that are insecure enough...

Vulnerabilities of the Connected Car

Security Impact Analysis should be a regulatory requirement for all cars that rise above a certain threshold of connectivity (a...

Gilad Rosner’s podcast on IoT privacy and state actors

IoT Privacy Forum founder Gilad Rosner features in the latest episode of O'Reilly's Hardware Podcast, discussing his research for...

Full Report: Privacy and the Internet of Things

I'm very happy to announce the publication of a new report: Privacy and the Internet of Things. Published by O'Reilly Media, the...

IoT Privacy Forum founder interviewed in advance of Paris keynote

The internet age has been a windfall for law enforcement and intelligence gathering agencies. The routine collection of personal...

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In the age of connected devices, will our privacy regulations be good enough?

Did you read a privacy policy in full today? According to research from Carnegie Mellon in 2008, it will take you an average of 76...