Aaron Forbes

The digital transformation of broadband customer support

The unexpected and abrupt migration to a WFH policy has put a strain on Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to provide a safe, comprehensive service to their customers. Hospitals, businesses, and homes all depend on secure, quality service from their ISP. During this trying time, it’s crucial for ISPs to provide the support their customers expect—all with the same level of structure and staffing.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [August 2020]

This August edition of the smart home cybersecurity news roundup includes a Chrome browser vulnerability that could allow hackers to execute arbitrary code, an Amazon Alexa exploit that lets hackers gather user data, and a crypto-mining worm that steals high-level credentials from AWS users.

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Mitali Roy

Top 6 remote working best practices

Earlier this year, both employers and their employees around the world found themselves in need of a remote working policy. With lockdowns and the closures of mass transit systems as well as the need for self-isolation and social distancing, working from home became a pressing necessity rather than a privilege available to few.

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Aaron Forbes

Solving the WFH security problem with Minim + Telarus [podcast]

This past March, the number of remote workers in the United States grew by 16 million. It’s also expected that anywhere between 25% to 30% of the global workforce is going to be working remotely by the end of next year, and over 70% of CFOs have said they’ve made long-term plans for working remotely at their companies.  With this widespread shift, new challenges in corporate data security are ...

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Aaron Forbes

What is hardware acceleration for routers?

When it comes to configuring routers, it can be tricky to know what options to enable or disable in order to deliver the perfect internet experience. One of the most commonly known options is hardware acceleration, a term that some users may find familiar.

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Aaron Forbes

How do I test my WiFi speed at home?

Is your WiFi slow or laggy? Are you having connectivity problems? Whether you’re looking to test your WiFi speed to diagnose a problem or just to see if you have good download and upload speeds in general, there are several ways to go about it.

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Aaron Forbes

Cybersecurity home defense: how to secure your WFH network

Nearly ten years ago, the workforce saw the popularity of the Bring Your Own Device or BYOD trend rise in the workplace—significantly enough that 70% of businesses developed BYOD policies by [month/year]. On top of this, the app explosion of 2013 led to the need for businesses to further manage this additional onslaught of data.

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Hannah Aronoff

Minim mobile app features spotlight: share my WiFi and more

The Minim® mobile app allows WiFi users the ability to both personalize and optimize their home network, so that stuff "just works." The Minim app's network view contains several key management and diagnostics goodies which we'll be going over in this blog.

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Aaron Forbes

How to configure a MikroTik router for HotSpot gateway functionality

At Minim, we field questions from customers on configuring their MikroTik routers for various functions. In this blog, we'll be covering how to set up MikroTik routers for HotSpot Gateway functionality. HotSpots are great for small businesses that want to provide WiFi to their customers without worrying about having their network become compromised. It can also be a useful tool for companies in a ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [July 2020]

This month’s smart home cybersecurity news roundup includes the Twitter hack affecting 130 accounts, the F5 BIG-IP vulnerability affecting thousands of systems around the globe, and Garmin’s ransomware problem that left customers in the dark for days.

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