2014 Mobile Privacy and Security Trends
and What to Look for in 2015
In this JD Supra Business Advisor article, Fernando Bohorquez, Jr., and Jenna Felz of Baker Hostetler address the exponential growth in the mobile market in 2014. The authors note that 2014 was the first year in which mobile internet usage surpassed desktop use in the United States, with mobile users checking their devices a staggering 150 times per day. The authors cover trends in the mobile sector including cross-device tracking, geolocation tracking, mobile payments and the Internet of Things. The article notes that 2014 saw increased concern by consumers regarding mobile privacy and data security. Mr. Bohorquez and Ms. Felz provide an overview of the regulatory and legislative activity regarding mobile data privacy and security in 2014 and conclude with predictions regarding the mobile market and associated regulatory and legislative scrutiny for 2015.