The Internet of Things

Refrigerators that reorder your groceries, cars that communicate with each other to avoid collisions, and wearable devices that monitor and analyze individuals’ health are just some of the consumer products being researched and developed in the “Internet of Things” context. As more networked devices with data collection and transmission capabilities are created, ensuring strong privacy and security protections for consumers will be necessary, especially given the quality and quantity of data that will be available for collection.