Topic Archives: Internet of Things

HIPAA and Health Care Apps: Is Your App Covered?
March 16, 2016FDA, Internet of Things, Privacy

HIPAA and Health Care Apps: Is Your App Covered?

Health care apps are one of the most important and growing segments in the ecosystem known as the Internet of Things (IoT). After the recent amendments to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that, among other things, broadened the definition of a “Business Associate,” many technology companies found themselves wondering whether they were, or were not, subject to HIPAA. ...›

Internet of Things

Internet of Things: Whose Data Is It Anyway?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is booming. Smart cars, wearable health trackers, connected medical devices, drones—entrepreneurs and evolving industry are connecting to the world in ways only science fiction writers imagined. In 2008, the number of connected devices surpassed the number of people on earth. By 2020, conservative estimates predict the IoT market will grow ...›