jeudi 3 août 2017

US senators reveal bipartisan effort to secure IoT devices

A bipartisan group of US senators have introduced a new bill to better secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices and to protect security researchers as they attempt to find vulnerabilities in these devices. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act 2017 will require manufacturers that supply the US government with connected devices to comply with industry-wide security practices. For instance, smart sensors and wearables must be able to be patched with security fixes and devices must no longer come with unchangeable usernames and passwords as this practice played a big role in last October's attack. The massive DDoS attack that brought down Dyn's… [Continue Reading]

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