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Reports from NIST identify cybersecurity baseline, ‘foundational’ activities for IoT device makers

By Charlie Mitchell / June 2, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released two guidances on cybersecurity for Internet of Things devices, framing the action as a key step under the botnet report and roadmap issued by the Commerce and Homeland Security departments in 2018, in answer to President Trump’s executive order on cyber the previous year.

As next steps, NIST is working on a “federal profile” to help agencies in procurement of secure IoT devices, and is working with partners on an international...

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