The Internet of Things: Are Government Regulation Efforts Too Little, Too Late?
Almost 20 years have passed since technology pioneer Kevin Ashton first coined the phrase Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT consists of physical items that collect information through sensors or chips and then share that information with other devices through the internet or other networks. Since the introduction of the term, the growing network of these connected devices has created tremendous possibilities. Yet, each device added to the internet creates opportunity for a malicious attack or hacking.
Gwenn Barney discusses the various proposed regulations for the IoT in her article, "The Internet of Things: Are Government Regulation Efforts Too Little, Too Late?"