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Security and privacy checklist for smart devices: 50 million to be sold over holidays

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Dec 9, 2015.

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    When you are shopping for a smart device, are you most influenced by the device’s capabilities, by its coolness factor, or by holiday sales that dropped the price? Do you first review the company’s policies, terms and conditions, the potentially excessive permissions a mobile app will require to control the connected device, or with whom the manufacturer will share or sell your collected data? If you receive a smart gadget as gift, do you think the giver was wise enough to consider the small print before purchasing, to think of security and privacy before buying the smart device?

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