01. FCC Launches ‘U.S. Cyber Trust Mark’ Program to Enhance IoT Device Security
The FCC and the White House launched the “U.S. Cyber Trust Mark” program, aiming to improve the security of
The program will label smart devices like refrigerators and televisions to assure consumers of their
security. FCC Chair
Jessica Rosenworcel stated that there were 1.5 billion attacks on IoT devices in the first half of 2021 and
billion connected devices by 2030.
Major manufacturers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Google, LG Electronics, Logitech, and Samsung, support
The labeling system will be based on criteria from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and is
be implemented by 2024. Routers are identified as high-risk devices.