Smart Home: interoperability, privacy and cybersecurity

Smart Home: interoperability, privacy and cybersecurity

I am glad to inform you that on the 28th of January 2015 I will be attending as a speaker the workshop arranged by the Internet of Things observatory of the University of Milan on “Smart Home: product innovation and consumer services“.

The title of my presentation will be “Platform interoperability is a right? Which privacy and cybersecurity obligations for device manufacturers?” and I will cover the legal issues of smart home technologies with particular reference of interoperability issues concerned open vs. closed platforms, privacy issues and cybercrime related threats.

After the workshop I published the slides of my presentation here, I hope you will enjoy them!

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