New Bill Would Strengthen Security Standards For IoT Devices Sold To Government

August 02, 2017
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Tuesday that would heighten the cybersecurity standards for companies that hope to sell Internet of Things devices to the federal government. CyberScoop's Chris Bing reports that the "Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017," co-sponsored by Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo, mandates that any IoT product sold to the government must be able to receive software patches in case of a discovered vulnerability.

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