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McGuireWoods LLP

ICYMI: A quick look at recent Privacy and Cybersecurity headlines

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CA IoT Cybersecurity Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk The bill (SB-327), if signed by Gov. Brown, will take effect on January 1, 2020. It is aimed at securing connected devices. The bill states that, “a manufacturer of a...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

California Poised to Enact Internet of Things Information Security Law

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California is once again poised to set the standard for privacy and data security by enacting the first state law directed at securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices....more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

CTIA Launches Internet of Things Cybersecurity Certification

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Last month, CTIA, the wireless industry association, launched an initiative through which wireless-connected Internet of Things (“IoT”) devices can be certified for cybersecurity readiness. According to the CTIA...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

California Poised to Enact Internet of Things Information Security Law

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California is once again poised to set the standard for privacy and data security by enacting the first state law directed at securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The law has passed the state legislature and is awaiting...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

California Passes Bill Requiring Reasonable Security Features for Connected Devices

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The California legislature passed SB-327, a bill intended to regulate the security of internet-connected devices. Unlike the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), SB-327 is significantly more narrow. As enacted, the bill...more

McGuireWoods LLP

CTIA Reveals Cybersecurity Certification for IoT Devices

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CTIA, a trade association representing the wireless communications industry, recently announced a new cybersecurity certification program for IoT cellular-connected devices. The announcement comes shortly after NIST hosted a...more

Hogan Lovells

The connected home: From smart fish tanks to connected kitchen appliances, product companies must navigate GDPR and Product...

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In this interview, Hogan Lovells Partner Valerie Kenyon and Senior Associate Anthea Davies — members of our Global Product Law team — discuss some of the exciting opportunities and challenges presented by the Internet of...more

Gray Reed & McGraw

Privacy Alert – Alexa (and Friends) is Listening!

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Having just fired up her Amazing Alexis and connected it with her other “smart” devices handling her heat, lights and security, Honor was sharing with her husband some troubling, sensitive health information about her trip...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Worlds Collide: FTC Answers CPSC’s Request for Written Comments on IoT and Product Hazards

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If you follow our blog, you know that we often write about issues involving the FTC and the CPSC, but we usually do not write about both in the same post. Now those worlds have collided. The staff of the FTC’s Bureau of...more

Hogan Lovells

How the Internet of Things could redefine product safety and liability in the EU

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How big is the Internet of Things (IoT)? It’s likely that there will be tens of billions of connected devices in use by 2020. As this massive network of “things” keeps expanding, so do the number of questions about...more

Hogan Lovells

Following a cyber attack, IoT device manufacturers, data controllers, and sellers could face liability under the EU’s Product...

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Advancements in technology may provide consumers with a continuous stream of upgraded products, but they’re also proving that current security and privacy regulations fall short within the Internet of Things (IoT)....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Privacy Tip #137 – Hacking Hotel Room Doors

As a frequent traveler, both personally and professionally, this bit of research unnerved me. Of course, it makes sense when you think about it, and none of us should be surprised, but it is a good reminder for those of us...more

Hogan Lovells

FDA signals increasing focus on cybersecurity requirements

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With the continued explosion of software and software-controlled medical devices, including the growing use of machine learning and artificial intelligence, the FDA (the Agency) Medical Device Safety Action Plan (the Plan)...more

Hogan Lovells

How to secure the right type of IP protection for wearable-technology products

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From wristbands that count your steps, to skin patches that measure your sun exposure, a wide range of products are entering the wearable-technology market and raising new questions about intellectual property (IP) claims and...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Privacy Tip #135 – Cybersecurity Spring Cleaning Tips

Here’s a great idea offered by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Better Business Bureau: while you are doing your spring cleaning, don’t forget to do a digital spring cleaning too—that is, your computer, cellphone...more

Hogan Lovells

Upcoming meeting signals the growing role of federal regulators over IoT and product safety

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will host a hearing on May 16, 2018 on potential safety hazards associated with internet-connected consumer products....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

CPSC Explores Safety Hazards in 'Internet of Things' Products

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that it will hold a hearing on May 16 to receive information on potential hazards concerning Internet of Things (IoT) products. The CPSC also is accepting...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Data Security Litigation: CPSC to Hold Hearing on The Internet of Things and Consumer Product Hazards

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that it will hold a hearing on May 16, 2018, to receive information on potential hazards with Internet of Things (IoT) products....more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Alexa.......What is HIPAA?

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The increased use of technology by health care providers requires new and innovative platforms to provide better services to patients. One platform that has garnered attention since its introduction in mid-2014 is Amazon’s...more

Hogan Lovells

Artificial Intelligence and your business: A guide for navigating the legal, policy, commercial, and strategic challenges ahead

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Virtually all industries are being reshaped with the use of Artificial Intelligence and advanced machine-learning. Everything from healthtech to self-driving vehicles, to education and smart homes, drones and space, social...more

BakerHostetler

Connecting the Dots Between Security Practices and Legal Obligations: California’s Connected Devices Bill

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Turning on the lights, hearing the weather forecast, learning fun facts, and playing your favorite song in the kitchen are simple when one can give short voice commands to a personal assistant device that is connected to the...more

Proskauer -  Blockchain and the Law

Blockchain Digital Assets in Virtual Reality, Video Games and eSports – Ready Lawyer One?

Virtual worlds similar to the OASIS in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film Ready Player One may be closer than we think – and provably scarce, blockchain-based digital assets could provide the leap forward that gets us there....more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

CPSC to Hear About the Safety Consequences If a Smart Device Isn’t So Smart

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Manufacture, import, or sell a connected device? In addition to the potential hazards associated with the physical performance of the product, you also need to consider the potential hazards associated with the product’s...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

FTC Explains Evolution of COPPA in Live Twitter Chat

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On March 6, 2018, the FTC hosted a live Twitter chat to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)....more

Hogan Lovells

Best practices for managing cybersecurity risks related to IoT-connected medical devices

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Connected medical devices deliver numerous benefits not available before, including improved monitoring of patient welfare and a wealth of vital data. But for all the advantages available through these devices, their...more

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