Cyber-BE Lab

February 24, 2021

IoT Policy Landscape: Implications for Managing Security in the Built Environment

A guide on IoT security policy to help O&M professionals, and AEC teams understand the limitations and implications of the U.S. IoT policy landscape on IoT security. This guide demonstrates the impact and limitations of IoT security policies and provides recommendations for developing one’s own IoT security policy and procedures in light of the limitations of the current policy landscape. The guide also provides a short case study on the Dyn/Mirai attack that demonstrates the range of IoT issues in the built environment

Authors: Jessica Beyer, Laura Osburn, Emma Lii, Chuck Benson, Carrie Sturts Dossick, and Madison Snider

The IoT Policy Landscape and Implications for Keeping Buildings Smart and Secure is a white paper series designed for building owners, as well as operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel, and other building industry professionals who want to know more about how Internet of Things (IoT) and IoT policy can create risk for owners. They are also for people who want to become familiar with the cybersecurity risks buildings face.