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December 1, 2021

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls for pre-emptive federal law to strengthen IoT security, extend liability protection

By Sara Friedman / October 21, 2021

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants Congress to pass a new law for Internet of Things security to streamline “fragmented” cybersecurity approaches, while extending liability protection to promote industry adoption.

“Fragmented approaches to IoT cybersecurity lead to duplicative and/or confusing security requirements, splinter organizations’ risk management budgets, and cause market distortions that weaken security for individual companies and collectively,” the Chamber said. “The Chamber believes that the path forward is relatively straightforward but not easy. Congress must pass a federal,...

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