The long-awaited report from the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security called on the industry to improve IoT security, to develop better anti-DDoS technologies, and educate users about botnets. Regulation is not mentioned...yet.
The FCC is looking into a website flaw that allowed the real-time tracking of anyone with just a mobile phone number.
The White House plans to leave the cybersecurity coordinator job open, while lawmakers have introduced a bill to establish a new cybersecurity office.
The CLOUD Act gives governments new powers to seize data stored in other countries, raising privacy concerns.
The UK government has published a Secure by Design report on improving the cybersecurity of consumer Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as smart TVs and wearables, urging manufacturers to follow common security guidelines and help protect consumers.