FTC Resolute On Data Security Despite Wyndham Fight

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 8:47 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission recently brought suits accusing LabMD Inc. and TrendNet Inc. of failing to maintain reasonable security standards, showing that the agency intends to make good on its promise to police privacy safeguards despite Wyndham Worldwide Corp.'s bold challenge to its authority to do so, attorneys say.

TrendNet, a company that sells Internet-connected video cameras, has agreed to settle with the commission over allegations that its lax security allowed hackers to webcast live feeds from hundreds of its customers' homes, according to an FTC announcement...
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