FTC Bureau Comments on IoT Product Hazards

A group of staff at the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) have warned that poorly secured IoT devices could result in...

FTC Seeks to Improve Security Update Practices

Information the FTC requested from mobile device manufacturers was examined in conjunction with information from wireless carriers...

FTC updates COPPA guidance for the IoT age

The FTC's recently revised guidance document for compliance with COPPA now includes references to the Internet of Things and...

FTC Comment on Improving IoT Security

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has contributed comments to a working group overseen by the U.S. National Telecommunications...

FTC Workshop on Connected Car Privacy/Security

Modern motor vehicles increasingly are being equipped with technologies that enable them to access information via the Internet...

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...

The security shelf-life of IoT devices

What will be the level of security and support while under warranty? If a critical vulnerability is discovered, will an update be...