January 2, 2016 Linnette Attai

 

 

The VTech data security breach exposed accounts from over 11 million users worldwide.  This included profiles of over 6 million child users.  I connected recently with Ben DiPietro of the Wall Street Journal’s Morning Risk Report to discuss the situation. There are compliance lessons that all developers can take from the incident. To get started, review your own data security practices. Consider if you could better minimize data collection. In addition, don’t forget to review your third parties, which could greatly impact your product’s privacy and security. Read more.