Krebs on Security: New Bill Seeks Basic IoT Security Standards

Krebs on Security: New Bill Seeks Basic IoT Security Standards. “Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate today introduced a bill that would set baseline security standards for the government’s purchase and use of a broad range of Internet-connected devices, including computers, routers and security cameras. The legislation, which also seeks to remedy some widely-perceived shortcomings in existing cybercrime law, was developed in direct response to a series of massive cyber attacks in 2016 that were fueled for the most part by poorly-secured ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices.”

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