September 22, 2020
NIST IoT workshop launches debate over minimum security requirements
GAITHERSBURG, MD. Participants at NIST’s workshop here today on managing the privacy and security of Internet of Things devices quickly dived into a spirited discussion over whether a focus on data security -- rather than system security -- could inadvertently leave organizations vulnerable to botnet attacks.
“One word: botnets,” Michael Fagan, a National Institute of Standards and Technology computer scientist who authored a document issued in advance of the workshop to help guide discussion, told Inside Cybersecurity in explaining the...