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IoT security? We've heard of it, says UK.gov waving new regs

By Robbie Harb 28 Jan 2020 at 22:01

The British government has finally woken up to the relatively lax security of IoT devices, and is lurching forward with legislation to make gadgets connected to the web more secure. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said it will require makers of IoT hardware to ship devices with unique passwords that cannot be reset to a factory default setting. The regulation will also require these...

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