US senators have introduced a new bill to enforce the adherence of internet-connected devices that are purchased by government agencies to specific security requirements.

So far, security is not a big selling point for device manufacturers, and one goal of the bill is to establish security aspects as a competitive advantage that will hopefully also transfer to the private sector.

Read more on this initiative, and check out the “Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017”  .

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