Currently, the cable industry is working on developing IoT security standards as part of the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)—an industry effort to create an open, commonly accepted specification that would allow secure communication between trusted devices regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. As part of that effort, OCF labs are testing products in areas such as device identity, authentication, and delivery of software updates, among others to further promote device interoperability. The industry collaboration we see in OCF is especially critical in an age where botnet attacks are rising in the U.S. This type of cyberattack, which is a form of credential abuse, can have serious ramifications for businesses and internet users.
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