Nicole Hayward

Minim Named in StartUp City Magazine's Most Promising IoT Startups 2019

We're thrilled to share that we've been recognized in StartUp City Magazines's 15 Most Promising IoT Startups 2019. StartUp City is a news platform that covers U.S. tech startup news to tens of thousands of subscribers. We were recognized for delivering on our mission to simplify and secure home networks as the average number of "connected things" in homes is now 10 and growing. 

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [June 2019 edition]

According to the 2019 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), there are an average of 5,200 attacks on IoT devices per month. To help keep you informed, we're starting a smart home cybersecurity series that discusses, what we believe to be, the top threats and vulnerabilities discovered in the past month's time. This first issue discusses two recent cybersecurity findings: the Linksys ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Minim Score

Helping operators proactively manage and secure home networks is our goal at Minim. Today's feature spotlight introduces the Minim Score— a residential managed WiFi tool that gives operators the ability to easily gauge the network health of a subscriber's LAN and see what issues it may be experiencing. With this insight, operators can quickly zone in on problematic networks, and provide ...

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Nicole Hayward

4 wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends (and hope)

Last week, we published an IoT security regulations update, which shows that governments around the world are wrestling with what to do about rogue devices in homes. This is just one indicator that we're becoming more aware of a snowballing problem: increased connectivity leads to increased IoT security risk. Here are four more wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends that just may inform your ...

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: IoT security regulations update

As the consumer IoT installed base is expected to reach 13 billion units by 2020, we've seen some noteworthy IoT safety legal movements in the past few months. In this issue of our home network security monitoring series, we provide an update on the latest proposed IoT security regulations.

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at WiFi NOW USA 2019

Next week, Minim will be sponsoring and speaking at WiFi NOW USA 2019 in Washington, DC, an event that's designed to connect leaders in the WiFi industry. Check out the full conference agenda, which includes Minim Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer David Aronoff's talk on how AI-driven WiFi Management and IoT Security will be vital pieces in the battle for the home network edge. 

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Samantha Albano

Rural broadband initiative update: RDOF, 5G, and OTARD

Closing the urban-rural digital divide has been a top priority for the U.S., and numerous initiatives have already been put into place to make America's digital divide a thing of the past. During this past month, the FCC and Trump administration announced new plans to help bring broadband access to millions of underserved homes. Here's a recap of the latest happenings in America's rural broadband ...

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Samantha Albano

Starting a WISP 101: Must-have resources

Today, there are over 1500 Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) providing fixed wireless internet services in the United States— a pretty amazing feat knowing that the majority of WISP founders are local residents on a mission to better the internet connectivity of the communities in which they live. At Minim, we work with WISPs every day on quality and secure WiFi delivery. And, as a ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim and Aerez to exhibit at MikroTik User Meeting

We're headed to Austin, TX to join the MUM conference Tomorrow marks the kick-off of the USA MikroTik User Meeting (MUM)— a conference designed to bring together network engineers, consultants, certified trainers, and companies who have built MikroTik-based products and services. Minim and Aerez are joining the crowd at this year's USA MUM on April 4th-5th in Austin, TX. The two-day event is ...

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Samantha Albano

WiFi frequency bands: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

Since WiFi's inception, there have been countless new WiFi standards that aim to improve both our WiFi speed and WiFi coverage. In 2009, WiFi standard 802.11n (also known as WiFi 4) was released, which was the first standard to operate in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi frequency bands. Since then, the majority of routers have made the switch from being single-band to dual-band, meaning they can ...

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