Samantha Albano

Security highlight: How Minim protects against DNS rebind attacks

Thinking back to 2018, you may recall dozens of security headlines referring to this decade-old cyberattack known  as DNS rebinding. Back in June, researcher and programmer Brannon Dorsey published his findings that described how common household IoT devices were found to all be vulnerable to DNS rebind attacks. Devices found to be vulnerable included the Google Home, Sonos WiFi Speakers, Roku, ...

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Samantha Albano

How do I interpret my WiFi speed test results?

There are many reasons as to why you should be regularly testing your WiFi speed at home; and, not for just the obvious instances where you find your WiFi signal strength is weaker than normal. Testing speeds on a regular basis allows you to pinpoint performance trends, isolate which devices may be causing issues for your wireless network, and ensure no one is stealing your bandwidth. But, now ...

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Open source, IoT management, and security platforms

The news of Red Hat's acquisition by IBM reminded me that sharing platform mastery with customers can have tremendous value. Red Hat was able to provide a known, reliable platform, while also harnessing the creativity, experimentation, and velocity of innovation that open source brings.

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Minim

Build an IoT hub with Minim Labs and a GL.iNet B1300 [Guide]

As stated in our Minim Labs announcement, we are partnering with GL.iNET to provide the first 50 Minim Labs signups with a free getting started kit. Included in the kit is a GL.iNet B1300 router, flashed with a special Minim OpenWrt image that adds telemetry and security to the OpenWrt device. If you aren't one of the first 50 Minim Labs signups who receives this startup kit, don't worry. You can ...

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Minim

Build an IoT hub with Minim Labs and a Raspberry Pi 3 [Guide]

At Minim, we think everyone should have the tools they need to monitor their home wireless network. We just launched Minim Labs, giving everyone the ability to install the Minim agent, known as Unum, on their routers and signup for platform access. Usually, this implies running some variation of OpenWrt on your router, but all you need is a Raspberry Pi and a Minim Labs account (free)!

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Nicole Hayward

Minim launches open source project and Minim Labs

We're kicking off the new year with a free alternative to home network security products

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Jonathan Willett

Minim's 3 IoT predictions for 2019

With 2018 behind us, there's no questioning the proliferation of IoT devices seen by the tech industry. Consumers especially have become fond of integrating IoT devices into their everyday lives: In 2018 alone, global IoT spending in the consumer sector amounted to over 900 billion USD. This widespread adoption of smart devices could be said to have stemmed from the consumer's growing desire for ...

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Nicole Hayward

Minim to speak and exhibit at the CONNECTIONS Summit at CES 2019

Are you attending CES 2019? Find Minim at #CONNSummit19 Next week, we'll join over 175,000 innovators descending upon Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Organized by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES 2019 will feature over 4,000 company exhibits and 1,000 speakers.

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Samantha Albano

Minim wins 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award

IoT Breakthrough chooses Minim for the annual "Consumer Product of The Year" IoT innovation award

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Culture and Minim

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” is a pithy Peter Drucker company saying.  Everyone says it as a throwaway line regarding the importance of company behavior.  Many hours are spent talking about culture— agonizing over it, even. Culture was an important part of my previous company’s success, and I foresee it will be at Minim.

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