In addition, the settlement requires TRENDnet to establish a comprehensive information security program designed to address security risks that could result in unauthorized access to or use of the company's devices. The settlement also requires the company to obtain third-party assessments of its security programs every two years for the next 20 years.
Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for The IDG News Service. Follow Grant on Twitter at GrantGross. Grant's e-mail address is email@example.com.