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Five Questions General Counsels Should Ask about Securing the Internet of Things

3 October 2017
Mayer Brown Article
The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (“IoT”) has brought significant new opportunities for businesses across sectors. From consumer products such as smart homes or connected cars to business implementations in supply chains or delivery networks, these connected devices are creating new markets and new efficiencies for global businesses. But the Internet of Things also raises a wide range of cybersecurity and data privacy questions for general counsels and their legal teams. Here we discuss five questions for general counsels to consider in managing such cybersecurity risks and data privacy challenges posed by the Internet of Things. 


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