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FCC reveals plans for Internet of Things labeling program including establishing lead administrator, focus on products

By Sara Friedman / February 23, 2024

The Federal Communications Commission outlines its full plans to stand up a cyber labeling program for wireless consumer Internet of Things products, in a draft report and order circulated ahead of the agency’s March monthly meeting.

“The Order would establish a voluntary IoT cybersecurity labeling program based on the criteria developed by the National Institute for Standards and Technology. The labeling program would help consumers make better purchasing decisions, raise consumer confidence with regard to the cybersecurity of the IoT...

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