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NIST highlights need for IoT cyber 'best practices'

June 28, 2017 |
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is underscoring the need to develop consensus cybersecurity standards and “best practices” for the emerging Internet of Things, to avoid a patchwork of requirements.

“My work on cybersecurity at NIST has made clear that standards and best practices are critical to keeping computer systems secure and creating trust in these systems,” Donna Dodson, chief cybersecurity advisor at NIST, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday on securing the Internet of Things. “Similarly,...

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