Privacy and the Internet of Things

Challenges and risks of connected devices

Gilad Rosner

About the author

Dr. Gilad Rosner is a researcher and consultant in the fields of privacy and identity management, and the founder of the Internet of Things Privacy Forum. Rosner’s work sits at the intersection of technology innovation, business, public policy, and standards development. His consultancy and academic research addresses social, technical and economic facets of authentication, trust services, personal data privacy and data use ethics.

Rosner advises legislators, public bodies and private institutions on information policy, privacy and data protection. He helped design, prototype, and manufacture the Emmy award-winning robotic video migration system known as SAMMA. Rosner holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, a master’s from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, a PhD from the University of Nottingham, and is currently a visiting researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute). He can be reached via @GiladRosner, @IoTPrivacyForum, and