“Any time there is an initiative around improving cybersecurity for IoT devices, independent of industry, it helps the collective market challenge the current state and think deeper about best practices around encryption and authentication for this growing population of connected things. We frequently hear about hackers who take advantage of weaknesses in IoT security, maliciously taking control of smart home devices for DDoS attacks or changing functionality of medical devices.
US state and Federal data protection, privacy, and cyber responsibility rules. NIST’s revised standards. Confidence-building