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OTA consults on guidelines to minimise IoT hacking

Saturday 15 August 2015 | 20:12 CET | News
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), which includes ADT, AVG, Microsoft, Symantec, Truste, Verisign and nearly 100 other industry players, is seeking feedback until 14 September on its draft Internet of Things Trust Framework to help developers to mitigate risks of hacking. The good practice guidelines include recommendations for connected object and IoT software makers be more transparent about product design and the use of data gathered.

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Categories: Internet / IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft / Symantec / Truste / VeriSign
Countries: World
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