IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020

The "IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020" became a U.S. law on 12/4/2020.   The legislation was passed by unanimous consent by the Senate and the House of Representatives. Congress.Gov states: "This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to take specified steps to increase cybersecurity for Internet of ... » read more

Washington Sets IoT Cybersecurity Standards

On December 4th, 2020, the “IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020” became law. The bipartisan legislation sets a minimum security standard for IoT devices that the US government procures. In an increasingly rare act of bipartisanship, the bill was “passed by unanimous consent” in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, demonstrating the importance of IoT security. The l... » read more