On February 23, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with computer hardware maker ASUSTeK Computer, Inc. (ASUS). The ASUS settlement highlights the FTC’s position regarding security in the connected device market: connected device manufacturers are responsible for security shortcomings in their devices and are expected to promptly update or patch any identified vulnerability that may compromise the security of the device or the information it processes.

Click here to read our complete WSGR Alert examining the FTC’s settlement with ASUS.