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Senators aim to ensure IoT security bill ‘co-exists’ with existing initiatives, regulations

By Joshua Higgins / October 25, 2017

Proposed Senate legislation setting minimum security requirements for government purchases of Internet of Things devices will take into account existing initiatives and regulations relating to IoT security, according to Senate staff, as deliberations continue on developing the bill.

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act, sponsored by Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), points out existing initiatives -- including one at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on IoT security upgradability and patching -- in addressing IoT...


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