Security Feature for Connected Devices – Requirements, Procurement Preferences, and Reports

Bill Number:  SB0553

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Lee

Subject:  Finance

Bill Summary:

Requiring the manufacturer of a certain connected device to equip the device with a reasonable security feature; providing that a security feature for a connected device is reasonable if the connected device is equipped with a certain means for authentication; authorizing the Attorney General to seek relief against a manufacturer for a violation of certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain fine for each violation for each connected device that does not have a security feature; providing for a delayed effective date; etc.

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