Legislators have introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 with the goal of improving the cybersecurity of Internet-connected devices.

The bill calls for devices bought by the government to meet specified minimum security requirements. It also calls for vendors who supply the government with IoT devices to ensure their devices are patchable, do not include hard-coded passwords that cannot be changed, and come without known security vulnerabilities.

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