Can Privacy Coexist with the Internet of Things?

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    I recently had the opportunity to author an article for CMSWire about the potential conflicts between privacy and the Internet of Things (IoT).

    We are seeing a massive shift where the number of things connected to the Internet surpass the number of people. Today, billions of these devices such as wearables, cars, and appliances are constantly transmitting consumer data through the internet.

    But when this data is collected, how is it stored? How is it protected, and how is it being used?

    As the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) considers how to regulate and enforce ethical use of information, consumers may need to step in and help companies make technology decisions.

    With the vast amounts of personal consumer data being collected, it will be critical to create a new privacy framework to ensure we can stay as private as possible while still using new technology.

    To read more about the privacy implications of the Internet of Things, please visit CMSWire.

    To learn how AvePoint can help your organization mitigate privacy, information security, and compliance risks across information gateways, please visit our website.

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    Dana S.
    Dana Louise Simberkoff is the Chief Risk, Privacy and Information Security Officer at AvePoint. She is responsible for AvePoint’s privacy, data protection, and security programs. She manages a global team of subject matter experts that provide executive level consulting, research, and analytical support on current and upcoming industry trends, technology, standards, best practices, concepts, and solutions for risk management and compliance. Ms. Simberkoff is responsible for maintaining relationships with executive management and multiple constituencies both internal and external to the corporation, providing guidance on product direction, technology enhancements, customer challenges, and market opportunities. Ms. Simberkoff has led speaking sessions at data privacy and security events around the globe. She was featured in Forbes, writes a monthly column for CMSWire, and was highlighted in the CSO Online list of “12 Amazing Women in Security”. She is a current member of the Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board and a past member of the Education Advisory Board for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Ms. Simberkoff holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a JD from Suffolk University Law School. LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/danalouisesimberkoff/en Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/danalouise

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