Senators Want a Hack-Proof Internet of Government Things

New legislation would require strict requirements for internet-connected smart devices
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WASHINGTON—The government is looking to protect itself from potential cyberattacks with a newly introduced piece of bipartisan legislation. Per the “Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvements Acts,” any internet-connected smart devices purchased by the government would be need to meet strict security standards, including accepting software patches to remove vulnerabilities and the ability to allow users to change default passwords.

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Video Conference Tech Connects Senator and Students

Journalism students at Auburn High School in Washington state got the chance to speak face-to-face with State Senator Joe Fain (R) through about specific legislation recently… well, screen-to-screen may be more accurate.