The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting the IoT Cybersecurity Colloquium Oct. 19 to “better understand the concerns and threats associated with the rapidly broadening landscape of connected devices, known as the internet of things.” The event will include stakeholders from government, industry, international organizations and academia. Ahead of the event, NIST is asking participants “to share their perspectives” to help provide an understanding of the IoT ecosystem and the concerns that come with it. Questions, comments and responses can be submitted to [email protected]. Meanwhile, privacy and security concerns are being raised by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will fast-track the regulatory approval process for certain makers of health care IoT devices. Editor’s Note: The Internet of Things Privacy Forum’s Gilad Rosner was featured in a recent Privacy Advisor Podcast. 
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