News February 15, 2021

IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act Passed, Heads to President’s Desk

Original Article from ThreatPost

“Security experts are applauding the recent stamp of approval by the U.S. Senate on a groundbreaking internet-of-things (IoT) security regulatory effort.

The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, which was led in bipartisan sponsorship by Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), would require the federal procurement and use of IoT devices to conform to basic security requirements. The act was unanimously passed by the House in September, and by the Senate earlier this week; the next step is for it to be sent to the president to be signed into law.”

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