It's obvious that the IoT offers us a great deal when it comes to efficient management of our devices, for consumers, government and business. But there are significant reasons for concern, too.
Today Apple and the FBI were to face each other in court over Apple's refusal to provide a build of iOS to unlock a domestic terrorist's iPhone.
The UK's parliament is currently debating the Investigatory Powers bill, known as the snoopers' charter.
A sophisticated new piece of android malware is targeting Android users of banking apps for the largest banks in Australia, New Zealand and Turkey.
Lately, the DROWN SSL vulnerability has been in the news. It brings to mind 2014's POODLE vulnerability, which has some similarities. Both are issues with obsolete SSL versions.
We posted a story on Friday about how Amazon has disabled device encryption on its FireOS devices. It was an optional feature that few used, but a very useful one - and those users kicked up quite a fuss.
While Apple battles the FBI over their demand for software to unlock an iPhone, Amazon has disabled encryption in its Fire devices. Any device running FireOS 5 or later will no longer support encryption.
On 1 March, the UK's Investigatory Powers Bill (or snooper's charter) was introduced to the House of Commons. It will go through the normal parliamentary processes for a bill.
There's a new SSL/TLS attack called DROWN (Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption).
Apple is currently battling the FBI, who wants to force Apple to create a version of iOS that enables it to unlock a domestic terrorist's iPhone.