IOT

US Congress passes IOT security legislation

A US bill that sets cybersecurity standards for IOT devices used by the federal government could also affect private sector security programmes.

19 November 2020

German competition regulator calls for smart TV data overhaul

Following a report criticising smart TV data collection, Germany’s antitrust authority has proposed extensive reform to the industry’s practices.

21 July 2020

Examining the post-covid relationship between cities and data

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Miriam Everett and associate Chloe Kite assess the way in which data collection and data-driven technologies, accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, might change the way cities function.

02 July 2020

Big data continues to shine during market rally

Big data has continued to outperform most other industries as markets rally from their March and April lows, with the cloud computing and cybersecurity sectors leading the way with double-digit gains on the year.

27 May 2020

GDPR Roundup: Privacy fines, cooperation penalty and IOT crackdown

GDR’s latest news roundup from European regulators includes data breaches, questions about data collected by connected cars and the imposition of fines for blocking investigations.

07 April 2020

EU considers forced data sharing

The European Commission may boost compulsory corporate data sharing, in a move aimed to encourage the use and re-use of data across the bloc.

19 February 2020

Ericsson pivots to data strategy for network maintenance

Telecommunications giant Ericsson has launched a series of predictive maintenance products that take advantage of its large datasets – and set out its ambition to be a “data-driven” service provider.

19 February 2020

Fitness and data: the new frontier?

Equator marketing and innovation director Martin Jordan explores the implications of the Google/Fitbit deal.

11 December 2019

Google acquires 28 million users’ data in Fitbit deal

Google’s acquisition of health tracker company Fitbit has come with a promise that Google will not use Fitbit users’ health data for advertising purposes – but data nevertheless appears to be a main driver behind the deal.

05 November 2019

New UAE IOT regulation incorporates GDPR-like principles

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) new Internet of Things regulation includes data localisation requirements and incorporates elements of the GDPR, such as data minimisation.

10 July 2019

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