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News Scan: IT advocacy groups band together to increase clout; Women in IT need to raise their profile; More

The top news stories for Jan. 29, 2015.

FTC report on IoT: Many findings, little teeth

While the FTC's security and privacy recommendations for IoT devices and data are useful, they are voluntary and therefore lack teeth. Companies have little incentive to spend the extra time and money needed to implement them.

Internet users worldwide say life much improved by technology

For all of the concerns over security and privacy, an overwhelming majority of Internet users around the world believe that the Internet improves their personal and professionals lives, a new study reveals.

Spotlight: FTC warns that IoT could become privacy, security threat

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning that Internet of Things devices could pose risks to individual privacy and data security, reports the Wall Street Journal.

News Scan: IoT vendors warned to not overlook security and privacy; Federal agencies urged to ramp up female IT hiring; More

The top news stories for Jan. 7, 2015.

How to keep 'Big Brother' out of your BYOD policy

Not only do IT folks fear the security risks from BYOD, but employees fear the privacy risks as well.

News Scan: Should you trust your CMO with data privacy and security?; Workers worldwide see technology as more detrimental than beneficial; More

The top news stories for Dec. 8, 2014.

IoT still young, but business impact, standards starting to be revealed

FierceCIO  spoke to CompTIA technology research analyst Seth Robinson about what the industry thinks about the Internet of Things, and where it thinks the trend is going.

Federal court ruling highlights need for clear BYOD policy

A recent ruling by a federal court judge in Texas could have implications for companies that do not have a clear BYOD policy in place.

Will 2015 top this year in terms of data breaches?

This year has been a record year for data breaches. But what does next year hold for the IT security industry?