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12/22/2016
01:00 PM
Christine Lyon, Partner in the law firm of Morrison & Foerster
Christine Lyon, Partner in the law firm of Morrison & Foerster
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The Unblinking Eye: Employee Monitoring in the IoT Era

Monitoring machines in the Internet of Things can provide valuable data, but there could be privacy issues when employees are using those machines.

Christine Lyon
Christine Lyon

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IoT security
There ara really lots of issues with IoT at the moment. In January there was a big IoT Tech Expo in London where industry experts discussed issues mentioned in the article. The main idea behind the Expo is that IoT is evolving, there is no single understanding of what it encompasses and what are the boundaries, especially legal. As IoT software developers we were really keen on learning more about software security. And there is no clear answer on how to provide it. One of the cases, for example, is when you use smart bulbs at you industrial premises/home and then - when it is broken - you throw it away. However, the lamp has in-built access to you network. Which means you even cant just throw away IoT devices....    
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