CfP: Security and Privacy in Smart Cities

Due to the fact that big data and smart city go hand-in-hand, information security has become inevitable requirement not only for...

IoT Privacy & Security Workshop Report

The European Commission organised and hosted an IoT Privacy & Security workshop in Brussels back in January 2017, where...

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...

Research: The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power

Sharing economy firms such as Uber and Airbnb facilitate trusted transactions between strangers on digital platforms. This creates...

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner eyes connected cars

"Modern Cars are more than simply vehicles. They have become smartphones on wheels — mobile sensor networks, capable of...

“Intimacy and the IoT” talk given at UC Berkeley

Popular discourse would have us believe that the IoT is the greatest boon to humanity since electricity, or the greatest threat to...

Another IoT toy security failure: 2 million voice messages left exposed

Maker of cuddly connected devices Spiral Toys have joined a small but growing club of toymakers now infamous for compromising the...

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...