3 Ways Internet Of Things Makers Can Avoid The FTC's Ire

Law360, New York (September 4, 2015, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit's recent backing of the Federal Trade Commission's authority to crack down on lax data security practices coupled with reports of security vulnerabilities in smart devices ranging from cars to baby monitors has shifted cybersecurity scrutiny to Internet of Things manufacturers.

Here, attorneys discuss how smart device makers can avoid running afoul of the FTC.

Keep Up With the Joneses

Internet of Things manufacturers should not only be aware of current security practices among similar companies but be striving to implement and update them. One of the first questions the FTC is going to ask in a cybersecurity context...

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