Samantha Albano

Minim on the move

East Coast, West Coast, Europe— You name it, we've probably been there or are headed there this month! It has been an exciting time for Minim as we've had the opportunity to travel all over and share our managed WiFi and IoT security solution with several different communities. Last week, we joined one of the largest shows put on by the Wireless Internet Services Providers Association (WISPA), ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Bandwidth Summary for operators

One of the many benefits Minim offers service providers is an understanding of bandwidth consumption by connected device in the home. Our goal with providing bandwidth consumption insights is to give visibility into how connected devices are behaving and how much bandwidth they are consuming. This information is especially helpful for service providers with data caps, which applies to 205 service ...

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Samantha Albano

Securing the connected home: Minim CEO joins The Peggy Smedley Show [podcast recap]

"With great technology comes great responsibility." - Peggy Smedley

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Samantha Albano

WiFi signal strength: how it works and how it can be improved

Tired of waiting for pages to load, sitting through buffering movies, and receiving that dreaded "No Internet Connection" notification while trying to use your WiFi at home? We understand if you are. As smart home device adoption continues to rise, taking the time to ensure these devices have a strong WiFi signal strength to properly operate is of great importance. This is why we wanted to share ...

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Samantha Albano

How is my IoT device vulnerable to malware?

It should be understood that any device connected to the Internet could be vulnerable to hacking. We see stories in the news about cameras, smartphones, laptops, smart speakers, smart appliances, and baby monitors being compromised. Security vulnerabilities in smart homes are being discovered every day. One security company exploited these vulnerabilities to show just how easy a cyber attack in ...

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Samantha Albano

WiFi channels explained

You're trying to stream that new episode of your favorite show from your smart device, and it's taking what feels like years to load— Don't worry, we've all been there. WiFi connection and performance issues aren't an unfamiliar occurrence, especially in today's world where the U.S. adult spends an average of 72 minutes per day streaming video from their connected devices. So what's causing your ...

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Samantha Albano

The many reasons for Parental Controls in the Smart Home

Today, technology drives almost every aspect of society and culture. We are living in what is known as the Digital Age, where human activity is governed in large part by the use of technology— including parenting. In the words of a mom on Twitter: 

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Samantha Albano

Minim to present on IoT security at DHS meeting

Minim’s VP Engineering to present at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Risk Economics (CYRIE) Stakeholder Exchange Meeting (SEM)

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Samantha Albano

What happens to my Amazon Echo recordings?

Having a connected speaker in your home once meant you simply had a device that could play great quality sound from another connected device. Today, smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod do much more. These always on devices can respond to your questions, control functions of your smart home, set reminders, and still play your favorite music— all at your voice ...

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