U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced legislation to protect connected devices.

“IoT” should also stand for “Internet of Threats” until we put in place appropriate cybersecurity safeguards, said U.S. Sen Ed Markey.

The Hill reports that the Cyber Shield Act introduced by Sen. Markey and Rep. Ted Lieu would:

  • Create a voluntary cybersecurity certification program for internet-connected

Democratic U.S. Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren have announced the Online Privacy Act, a proposal that would create a federal enforcement agency to protect privacy rights.

“The bill proposes the creation of the Digital Privacy Agency (DPA) that would have the power to enforce privacy rights for users and make sure companies follow the