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iRobot’s Roomba automated vacuum collection of consumer data comes with data privacy and   security concerns.

Is Roomba Vacuuming Up Data on Your Home?

   

EisnerAmper Senior Audit Manager Dave Katz discusses iRobot’s Roomba automated vacuum collecting more than just dirt. There was a report that the robot vacuum would collect customer household data and offer it to technology companies to enhance internet of things devices. Dave tells us how and what type of information is being collected, potential data privacy and security issues, and iRobot’s response to consumer concerns. 


Transcript

Dave Plaskow: Hello, and welcome to EisnerAmper’s technology podcast series. With more than 500 technology clients, we’re always interested in the latest industry trends and developments, as well as any related business and accounting opportunities and challenges. 


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