Are US Companies Ready for California’s New IoT Security Law?

DAVID ROE | December 10, 2019

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While most people in the technology space have taken note of the upcoming introduction of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), due to go into effect Jan. 1, there has been less attention paid to the introduction of California’s Internet of Things (IoT) Security Law, also set to go into effect Jan. 1.It is widely expected that the CCPA will be used as a guideline for similar laws in other states across the US, eventually leading to something resembling the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as the ability to protect consumer data becomes one of the driving forces of technology development.

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