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Import standards on IoT devices a good idea, cyber experts say

News | 03/05/2018 5:21 pm EST
Import standards on IoT devices a good idea, cyber experts say
Satyamoorthy Kabilan (far left), director at the Conference Board of Canada, moderates a cybersecurity panel with Security Compass research director Altaz Valani, director of cyber security at KPMG Peter Morin, and chief information security officer at Ontario Pension Board Jeff Stark in Ottawa. /Wire Report photo via Ahmad Hathout.

OTTAWA Experts praised the idea of stricter standards for imported insecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices at a cybersecurity conference Friday, though they weren’t so sure about whether the government is prepared for such a move or how the logistics would pan out.

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