Senators Introduce Bill To Secure “Internet Of Things”
We think this is one of those good-news-bad-news things.
One one hand, we’re happy that folks, including elected officials, are starting to understand just how crucial IoT security is for home and business.
On the other hand, we still firmly believe that regulation doesn’t solve issues as quickly as private innovation.
So, we’re hoping that this story and others like it serve as a jump start for IoT focused companies – and that the threat of regulation, along with the potential stigma that comes from being hacked, is enough for them to start committing to security.
Either way, it’s a fascinating issue and there will be much more to come.
Here’s the Reuters Story