WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --- The Internet of Things (IoT) describes products connected to the internet. These gadgets often may collect and transmit sensitive data such as health information, physical location and daily habits of its consumers.
She explains how businesses should consider data security through the "whole life cycle" of its IoT products. The added measure will help avoid "data disasters" that may lead to litigation, Hutnik explained.
As a federal regulator of business practices, the FTC published a report on the landscape of IoT. The report underscores the importance of businesses adopting a "data security lens," according to Hutnik.
Watch the video to get a summary of FTC's key business guidelines for the IoT frontier.
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