<h1>Mark Hearn</h1>

Mark Hearn

New IoT Security Bill is One Step Toward Fixing a Global Security Problem

New IoT Security Bill is One Step Toward Fixing a Global Security Problem

A group of U.S. senators recently introduced a new bill (the ‘‘Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017’’) to address security vulnerabilities in connected devices. While this is a positive step toward improving baseline security for all devices bought and used by the government, it magnifies a much larger issue that is prevalent today in industries that are increasing their product’s connectivity to the Internet. Let me explain…