Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Consumer Reports Adds Privacy to its Checklists

Consumer Reports announced Monday it would begin considering data security in its comprehensive product reviews. 

Consumer Reports will use new standards to evaluate the quality of "internet of things" gadgets based criteria such as how secure products are and what sorts of disclosures are made when a device is collecting your data. The goal: For consumers to feel safer, and to not have to worry about the real threat of (for example) hackers taking over their baby monitor. more