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EU agency asks Commission to ‘avoid fragmentation’ in new cybersecurity plans

The EU needs to step up its cooperation between civil and military cybersecurity authorities when member states are attacked by hackers, according to the EU cybersecurity agency ENISA.

Source: EU agency asks Commission to ‘avoid fragmentation’ in new cybersecurity plans – EURACTIV.com

Senators Introduce IoT Cybersecurity Bill

On August 1, 2017, Senators unveiled a bipartisan bill to mandate baseline cybersecurity requirements for internet connected devices purchased by the federal government. Recent attacks demonstrate that connected devices, which make up the Internet of Things (“IoT”), can paralyze websites, networks , and even components of critical infrastructure.

Source: Senators Introduce IoT Cybersecurity Bill

FTC Posts Second Blog in Its “Stick with Security” Series

On July 28, 2017, the FTC published the second blog post in its “Stick with Security” series. As we previously reported , the FTC will publish an entry every Friday for the next few months focusing on each of the 10 principles outlined in its Start with Security Guide for Businesses.

Source: FTC Posts Second Blog in Its “Stick with Security” Series

The FTC and Industry Propose Best Practices for IoT Security Updates

How do you ensure that an Internet-connected sensor or device—often inexpensive and designed for lifespans of up to 20 years or more—can be secured against not only the intrusions of today but also those of the future? This question has taken on new urgency as low-cost Internet-connected devices are increasingly being co-opted into massive networks, known as “botnets,” that are capable of causing widespread disruption.

Source: The FTC and Industry Propose Best Practices for IoT Security Updates | HL Chronicle of Data Protection

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