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Google, tech giants announce plan to fix ‘internet of things’ security

In an effort to improve IoT security, the Broadband Technical Advisory Group (BITAG), which includes Google, Cisco, AT&T, T-Mobile, Comcast, Mozilla, and others, have published a report on the security and privacy of the IoT…

To try and solve this, BITAG has laid out a number of recommendations that it wants IoT manufacturers to abide by. Some of these are pretty basic (pointing to the scale of the problem), including shipping devices with “reasonably” current software without known vulnerabilities, and that manufacturers should follow best practices for encryption.

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