Executive Update

The IoT: Privacy and Consent Issues

Posted February 15, 2017 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies
Internet of Things

The IoT is rich with opportunity — and risk. Designers must proactively consider the privacy implications of the design choices they make. Designs should help people make intelligent, rational decisions about their interactions with sensors and devices, not obfuscate those decisions. When the benefits appear to outweigh the risks, society as a whole should be informed, educated, and engaged to develop appropriate social norms to be followed.

About The Author
R Jason Cronk
R. Jason Cronk is a privacy engineering consultant with Enterprivacy Consulting Group. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cronk worked in the information security department of Verizon. His information technology career spans 20 years. In addition, Mr. Cronk is a licensed attorney in Florida and a certified information privacy professional, and he was recently named a Privacy by Design Ambassador by the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner's… Read More
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