California has become the first state in the US to adopt a cybersecurity law governing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, or those capable of connecting to the internet. In this rapidly growing industry, the law is a first step toward developing regulations to improve the security of IoT. While it does require manufacturers to equip devices with “reasonable” security features, it is short on details as to the type of security features that are expected. The bill will go into effect January 1, 2020.
Read more about the first US law guiding the security of IoT devices here.