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NTIA vows to develop 'consensus' documents on IoT security patching

February 01, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is urging participants of a “multistakeholder” process on securing the Internet of Things to work on developing “consensus” guidance documents aimed at helping IoT manufacturers better secure devices and help consumers better understand the cybersecurity features of the products they purchase.

During a Tuesday meeting of the NTIA initiative, the first meeting since the initiative launched in Austin, TX, in October, Allan Friedman, director of cybersecurity initiatives at NTIA, urged participants in NTIA's...

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