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[liberationtech] FTC's IoT Home Inspector Challenge

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Thu Jan 26 11:41:59 PST 2017


From: J.J. Snow <jensnow47 at gmail.com>

If anyone is interested in seeing what kinds of grants are available for
technology work they can look at this link:

<http://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencyCode%3DDOD>

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 11:40 AM, Yosem Companys <companys at stanford.edu>
wrote:

> From: J.J. Snow <jensnow47 at gmail.com>
>
> FTC's IoT Home Inspector Challenge - The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”)
> announces a prize competition that challenges the public to create a
> technical solution (“tool”) that consumers can deploy to guard against
> security vulnerabilities in software on the Internet of Things (“IoT”)
> devices in their homes. The tool would, at a minimum, help protect
> consumers from security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software.
> Contestants have the option of adding features, such as those that would
> address hard-coded, factory default or easy-to-guess passwords. The prize
> for the competition is up to $25,000, with $3,000 available for each
> honorable mention winner(s). Winners will be announced on or about July 27,
> 2017: <https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/01/04/2016-3
> 1731/iot-home-inspector-challenge>
>
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