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D66 calls for minimum security requirements for IoT devices

Monday 21 November 2016 | 17:13 CET | News
The Dutch political party D66 has called for a legal ban on devices not connected safely to the internet. It sees a need for a security quality mark in order to ensure that certain connected devices meet minimum requirements. The proposals are part of a policy initiative by the party on the Internet of Things. Connected devices should meet minimum security requirements, such as encrypted data, standard password criteria, regular software updates and clear guidelines for end-users, according to the party.

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