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AT&T official calls for 'NIST-like framework' for IoT at meeting on botnet threats

March 02, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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An AT&T executive is calling on the federal government to convene a process for developing security guidelines for Internet of Things-devices, similar to the industry-led collaboration hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology that led to the voluntary framework of cybersecurity standards.

“There’s a need to do something similar to what we did for the NIST Framework for IOT, that we can promote internationally,” said Chris Boyer, assistant vice president for global public policy at AT&T, speaking Thursday...

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