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How To Ensure Data Protection for Products in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Mar 11, 2019 4:23:35 PM
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How To Ensure Data Protection for Products in the Internet of Things (IoT)The Growing Demand for Data Security in IoT Products

More and more products are being equipped with an Internet connection. From smart TVs and digital assistants, to fitness trackers and networked household appliances, every aspect of our lives is progressively being integrated into the Internet of Things (IoT).

But with greater interconnectedness comes greater risk. Lawmakers have enacted new tougher regulations such as the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) to demand greater security and privacy protection.


A One-Stop Solution for Testing, Certification, and Training

Consumer confidence is essential to business success. As an IoT provider, you can actively show your customers that you respect their privacy. TÜV Rheinland will support you in this regards with our extensive range of services.


IoT Product Certificate: Certifications for Smart Home Products

“Protected Privacy“ is our own test program developed in-house. We are therefore the pioneer in this field. The focal points of “Protected Privacy“ certification are data protection and information security. For example, our experts verify if the data transmission is encrypted or if the device memory can be reset to the default settings.


IoT Service Certificate: Certification of IoT Services

Does your service provide good protection for your customers‘ personal data? We will test your IoT services based on a developed catalogue of requirements. The performed audits examine both important formal data protection aspects and implemented technical and organisational measures whose objective is to protect personal data.


IoT Training: Become a Certified IoT Specialist

Are you a planner or an installation technician and want to provide your customers with professional advice regarding the IoT? If so, you can become one of the first persons in the country to qualify as an IoT specialist who can safely install IoT products or complete smart homes and knows what really matters. We will make you fit in technology, processes, and legal principles. After successfully passing the examination at the TÜV Rheinland Academy, demonstrate your skills to superiors, colleagues, competitors and customers through a TÜV Rheinland Personal Certificate.


Do you manufacture products related to IoT? Strengthen your data security processes by speaking to our ICT experts today:

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Topics: IoT, ICT, Security, AA19_D01_IOTPriv