Congress again focuses on IoT security – Mobile World Live

  • US politicians used mounting scrutiny of the security of communications kit to revive an effort to implement strict standards around IoT gear bought by government agencies.
  • A cross-party group introduced a bill to Congress calling for the implementation of a set of minimum security requirements, which would be set by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • Specifically, the standards would cover secure development, identity management, patching and configuration management for IoT devices.

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