Which? responds to DCMS Secure by Design consultation update

Caroline Normand, Which? Director of Advocacy, said:

“Which?’s product testing has exposed serious security flaws with a number of products that fail the most basic of security tests – including wireless cameras and popular children’s smart toys – so regulation of mandatory security requirements must be a critical first step.

“Strong enforcement will be essential, and manufacturers, online marketplaces and retailers must be held accountable in order to prevent security-risk products ending up in people’s homes.”

Notes to editor

Recent Which? research on this issue:

Which? calls for next government to halt unsecure children’s smart toys

– Thousands of people being duped by Amazon-recommended products with huge security risks, Which? finds