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Former DOJ official says security by design necessary for IoT, calls for deterrence policy

October 11, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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A global approach to ensuring that manufacturers build cybersecurity into Internet of Things devices is needed to protect against IoT-based cyber attacks, according to former assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin, who also said deterrence policy is a necessary action to prevent IoT threats.

Carlin, who spoke Tuesday at Forum Global’s IoT Summit in Washington, DC, said that nation-states need to cooperate on making sure security is built into IoT devices across the board rather than bolted on...

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