Read why Jake Sprouse says that Internet of Things device security has become more critical than ever and why the costs are manageable on EE Times :
Gone are the days of security-through-obscurity for connected consumer products. Designers can no longer ignore the risk that a potential security compromise poses to their brands. As a result of growing concerns, U.S. lawmakers recently introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which seeks to impose minimum security requirements on devices purchased by the government.
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