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Makers of Internet-connected devices want voluntary approach to EU cybersecurity certification

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 04 Mar 2020 08:24
  • 04 Mar 2020 08:24

Makers of Internet-connected devices such as smart watches and security cameras favor a voluntary approach rather than updated regulation to strengthen the cybersecurity of their equipment, according to a European Commission study seen by MLex.

The commission in January last year began preparatory studies for an assessment to update the Radio Equipment Directive,

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent


Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.

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