Our mission to secure the world’s connected devices got a timely boost when the US Senate passed the Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668) into law. This is the brainchild of Congresswoman Robin Kelly from Illinois. The legislation provides for the establishment of a minimum set of cybersecurity standards for government purchased, internet connected devices.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://mender.io/blog/a-landmark-day-for-device-security-us-senate-passes-cybersecurity-improvement-act-on-to-the-president-for-signature