NIST Guide A Security Blueprint For Connected-Device Makers

Law360, New York (November 17, 2016, 10:09 PM EST) -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology has offered connected-device makers fresh guidance on fortifying the growing "internet of things," advising companies to implement security safeguards from the get-go and constantly monitor those systems, an approach that could curtail crippling cyberattacks while helping manufacturers dodge regulatory and legal backlash.

Special Publication 800-160, which was published by NIST on Tuesday and spans 257 pages, presses those involved with developing internet-connected systems and devices to build security safeguards directly into their products and then consider security at every stage in their...
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