Summary: S.1691 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/01/2017)

Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017

This bill requires Internet-connected devices purchased by federal agencies to meet specified security requirements, including requirements that the devices (1) do not contain known security vulnerabilities or defects; (2) rely on software or firmware components capable of accepting properly authenticated and trusted updates from the vendor; (3) rely only on non-deprecated industry-standard protocols and technologies for certain functions; and (4) do not include fixed or hard-coded credentials.