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Update: Cash for Medical Device Clunkers? Task Force calls for Healthcare Security Overhaul

In-brief: the U.S. healthcare sector is in critical condition and needs urgent, coordinated action to protect patient safety and address vulnerabilities in millions of deployed medical devices, a Congressional Task Force has concluded. (Updated with comments from Joshua Corman of Atlantic Council. PFR June 7, 2017)

Consumer Reports Publishes Draft Cyber Standard

In-brief: Consumer Reports released a draft standard for security digital devices, calling on manufacturers to secure their products and give consumers the right to repair them. 

Lawmakers to FTC: Do Something about Internet of Things Security

In-brief: Two lawmakers on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to take steps to protect consumers from security issues linked to the Internet of Things.

White House Effort Yields Rating System for Software Security

In-brief: A White  House-backed effort to develop a system for rating software security is set to launch at this week’s Black Hat briefings with famed hacker Peiter Zatko (aka “Mudge”) at the helm. 

Security Pros give IoT Devices Poor Marks

In-brief: Security professionals think your chances of owning a secure Internet of Things devices are 50-50 – at best, according to a new survey by the firm IOActive.