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Volume: 15 Issue: 3
(March 2018)

data security enforcement mobile devices

melissa maalouf

zwillgen pllc


Q&A: The FTC report on mobile security update practices

The Federal Trade Commission ('FTC') issued, on 28 February 2018, its report on improving mobile security update practices ('the Report'), which builds on information provided by eight mobile device manufacturers, including Apple Inc., Google LLC and Samsung Electronics America, Inc, in response to an FTC order issued in May 2016, as well as responses to a parallel inquiry initiated by the Federal Communications Commission. In particular, the Report outlines the main issues the industry faces in providing mobile security updates and includes recommendations on how to improve them. Data Protection Leader spoke with Melissa Maalouf, Shareholder at ZwillGen PLLC, about the Reportís key takeaways.

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