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May 13, 2021

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NTIA’s Remaley cites progress and ongoing challenge from botnets, praises industry initiative on IoT security

By Charlie Mitchell / April 22, 2021

A tech-telecom alliance on digital security has updated its report on “Internet of Things device security baseline capabilities,” under an initiative that a key Commerce Department official highlights as a prime example of partnership and collaboration against the threat of botnets.

“Botnets will continue to be a threat for the foreseeable future … but we continue to make progress,” Evelyn Remaley, acting head of the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, said Wednesday. “Greater adoption of cyber fundamentals is...

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