Smart Protection for Smart Products: FCC Adopts IoT Cybersecurity Labeling Program

On March 14, 2024, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States introduced regulations and a framework for a new Voluntary Cybersecurity Labeling Program aimed at IoT products.


Program Introduction:

  • A voluntary cybersecurity labeling program aimed at consumer IoT products.
  • Qualified products must carry a label with the U.S. Cyber Trust Mark.

Qualification Criteria for Products:

  • Must be an internet-connected device capable of intentionally emitting radio frequency (RF) energy.
  • Includes at least one sensor or actuator for direct interaction with the physical world.
  • Equipped with at least one network interface (e.g., Wi-Fi, Bluetooth) for digital world connectivity.

Examples of Products:

  • Home security cameras, internet-connected appliances, voice-activated shopping devices, fitness trackers, garage door openers, and baby monitors.

Label and QR Code:

  • Products will feature the U.S. Cyber Trust Mark logo and a QR code on their label.
  • Consumers can scan the QR code to access a webpage providing easy-to-understand information about the product’s security.


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You can read the press release here.