House Panel Urged To Up Rules For The Internet Of Things

Law360, Washington (November 16, 2016, 6:17 PM EST) -- Cybersecurity experts urged a House panel Wednesday to take steps ranging from direct federal oversight to increased industry standards to help secure devices in the so-called internet of things, which has increasingly been used to facilitate cyberattacks.

The joint hearing of two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees frequently emphasized the implications of the Distributed Denial of Service attack launched against domain name service provider Dyn last month, which used hacked devices such as refrigerators, smart thermostats and internet-enabled cameras to shut down sites including Netflix and Twitter. Dale Drew, the chief security officer of network company Level3 Communications, said that there...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS