California Passes First Cybersecurity Law Regulating IoT Devices

    View Authors October 2018

    California has become the first state in the US to adopt a cybersecurity law governing Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Senate Bill No. 327, signed September 28 by California Governor Jerry Brown, will go into effect January 1, 2020. While the law might be a great first step in the right direction to regulate a rapidly growing industry and improve the security of IoT, it is short on details as to the type of security features that are expected.