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Will the new EU standard protect consumers from IoT products?

11th Mar 2019

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) recently released Technical Specification 103 645, seeking to help protect consumers from IoT devices. Supported by world-class brands like ABB, Canon, Ericsson, Mitsubishi and LG Electronics can we expect this to be a first step in making IoT more secure?

The standard covers the ground from a fairly technical point of view, and talks about passwords, integrity, encrypted communication, and more. One area of special interest to Mender is the section called "Keep software updated". Read the rest of the article here.