Feds Walk Fine Line On Internet Of Things Security, Rep. Says

Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 8:21 PM EDT) -- The Democratic co-chair for the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus said at an “internet of things” event Wednesday that while public-private partnerships should facilitate, rather than mandate, safeguards for connected devices, the federal government will step in when those devices are compromised or malfunction.

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., was trying to navigate the space between ensuring necessary safeguards and allowing industry the flexibility and speed to meet demands faster than laws and regulations for the internet-connected technology fast encompassing every aspect of modern life, from refrigerators to clothing....
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