Luca Bertuzzi reports:
The proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act that will be presented next week will mandate baseline cybersecurity standards for all connected devices and stricter conformity assessment procedures for critical products, according to a draft seen by EURACTIV.
The proposal is trying to address the widespread vulnerabilities in the booming Internet of Things (IoT) sector, where even the hacking of a single device, the so-called ‘weakest link’, could lead to major spill-over effects to the entire organisation or supply chain.
To address these concerns, the Commission is presenting the first legislation in the world to introduce a legislative framework for all connected devices that would ensure the cybersecurity of these products throughout their entire lifecycle.
Read more at EURACTIV.