Sen. Warner cites Pentagon malware incident to push for passage of IoT legislation

By Rick Weber  
February 27, 2020 at 10:26 AM
The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner (VA), is calling for passage of bipartisan legislation on securing Internet of Things devices in the wake of media reports about a malware attack on a Defense Department system which was discovered and revealed by a third-party researcher. "This incident demonstrates the inherent value of vulnerability disclosure programs for information technology products operated by federal agencies," Warner wrote in a letter sent Monday to Pentagon Chief Information Security Officer Dana...

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