New internet of things security code aims to stamp out Mirai and other threats

We’ve seen the chaos that the Mirai botnet can cause – not to mention the potential havoc that related variants could wreak – but the good news is that the UK government is making moves to shore up internet of things security against such threats.

The government has just published the ‘Secure by Design’ policy paper which contains a draft code of practice for consumer IoT products and services, as pointed out by David Rogers, the author of that draft code (in conjunction with other organisations like the ICO).

Read about the new Internet of Things security code put out by the United States government which looks to protect users from Mirai and other botnets on Tech Radar.

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