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US White House hopes cybersecurity labels for IoT devices will amp up security

By Dave Perera
  • 13 May 2021 17:59
  • 13 May 2021 17:59
The federal government will encourage electronics manufacturers to affix the cybersecurity equivalent of nutritional labels onto Internet of Things devices under a newly-enacted executive order.

Reaction has been laudatory among Democratic lawmakers, but some cybersecurity experts warn the order won’t necessarily result in a more secure experience for consumers.

The order (see

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