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Two US lawmakers think the government has a new cybersecurity problem: The Internet of Things - Recode

And they'll introduce a bill on Tuesday, they told Recode, to try to fix it. By Tony Romm@TonyRomm Aug 1, 2017, 8:00am EDT. tweet · share · Linkedin. Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Mark Warner Chip Somodevilla / Getty. When hackers took aim ...and more »

US Government bill seeks to sort out IoT security problems - Computer Business Review

If the bill becomes law, federal agencies will retain the freedom to purchase prohibited IoT devices. A newly proposed bill targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) has been proposed by the US government that aims to stem the major cybersecurity problem ...and more »

No vulns. No hardwired passwords. Patchable. Congress dreams of IoT: Impossible Online Tech - The Register

After years of warnings about the parlous state of Internet of Sh!t security, the US Senate has finally introduced legislation on the matter. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would require that IoT devices purchased by the American ...and more »

Legislation Proposed to Secure Connected IoT Devices - Threatpost

A Senate bill introduced today would prioritize security in connected devices, requiring providers who sell to the U.S. government to implement measures that would have been an impediment to the IoT botnet-fueled attacks against DNS provider Dyn and ...and more »

Senate bill demands tougher security for the Internet of Things - Engadget

Security among Internet of Things devices is bad enough at home, but it's downright scary in government, where a vulnerable security camera could lead to hackers stealing vital secrets. A bipartisan team of US senators wants to reduce the chances of ...and more »

US senators introduce legislation to beef up IoT security – but only in the government - The Drum

New legislation seeks to boost the security of IoT devices purchased by the US government. twitter share button facebook share button pinterest share button. US Senators Cory Gardner and Mark Warner, co-chairs of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, as ...and more »

DOD risks 'rogue' apps under current IoT policy - Defense Systems

The Department of Defense must address some key security risks in its policies and guidance for Internet of Things devices, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. The report notes that although DOD has identified the many IoT ...and more »

Senators seek cybersecurity standards for federal 'Internet-of-Things' devices - Washington Times

White supremacists once again can easily access Stormfront.org, the internet's oldest-operating hate site, after its sudden disappearance last month. (Associated Press/File) more >. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Mail. Share. Print. By Andrew Blake ...and more »

Congress to smart device makers: Your security sucks - CNET

Congress proposed a bill to up the security on IoT devices. James Martin/CNET. Congress wants to fix the notorious security problems associated with the internet of things -- at least for themselves. On Tuesday, Sens. Mark Warner, Cory Gardner, Ron ...and more »

Internet of energy: Extracting value from data silos in utilities - TechTarget (blog)

It is the Internet of Things, but with an enterprise angle. Take that to mean industry vertical applications, development ecosystems, product design, hardware, deployment and more. Latest Blog Posts. Open source code recycling: Know your software ...and more »