Aaron Forbes

The top remote work challenges faced by IT professionals [survey]

The shift to remote working has placed a massive support and security burden onto the shoulders of every businesses’ IT team. As 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely post-pandemic, it's imperative that IT staff get the tools they need to best support their distributed teams.  To shed light on how the role of IT has evolved and what it could look like in the future, we ...

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Gray Chynoweth

Minim Joins Forces with Zoom Telephonics

We have an exciting announcement. Minim has just signed a definitive agreement to merge with our partner Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (“Zoom”) (OTCQB: ZMTP), a leading creator of cable modems and other Internet access products under the Motorola® brand.

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Aaron Forbes

Minim to host webinar: How Fiber-Wireless ISPs Have Unleashed AI-Driven Cloud Tech

Since March 1, Comcast has seen a 33% increase in upstream traffic and a 40% increase in wireless data usage over WiFi. AMBEENT reports that ISPs have been experiencing a 40% increase in customer support calls due to slow internet speed. These issues are not going away; rather, they’ll only grow to be a bigger issue if left unsolved. ISPs are expected to solve for the entire broadband experience ...

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Aaron Forbes

Internet speed explained

So, you’ve taken a speed test to find out what speeds you’re getting in your home. But with tricky terminology and a handful of numbers, what does it all mean? Here, we’ll break it all down so that you can get a better understanding of what internet speed is and how it affects your online experience.

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Aaron Forbes

Can my employer require me to give them my home network password while working remotely?

With the shift to remote working, the lines between work and home life continue to blur. Remote employees are left wondering— Do employees have the right to privacy while using work devices on their own home network? Can an employer legally monitor their remote employees’ email while at home? Can employers legally require that their employees disclose their home network passwords?

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Samantha Albano

On work from home security with Telarus CEO Adam Edwards

At Minim, our mission is to make home WiFi safe for both personal and work-from-home use. That's why we're happy to announce our recent debut on Telarus Virtual to discuss exactly why organizations with remote employees need to be looking beyond traditional VPN and endpoint security technologies to safeguard their business continuity. Below is a recap of the interview!

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Aaron Forbes

Minim Wins Best In-Home WiFi Network 2020 Award

We are excited to announce today that Minim has been chosen as the recipient of the “Best In-Home WiFi Network 2020” award in the annual Wireless Broadband Alliance Industry Awards! The WBA Industry Awards recognizes the most significant innovations and achievements from across the WiFi ecosystem.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [October 2020]

This month’s cybersecurity news roundup features Zoom’s new E2EE feature, the Ryuk ransomware hitting hospitals across the U.S., and HP’s revocation of their certificate for printing by Apple.

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Aaron Forbes

Good news for WFH: Google Workspace delivers on security for distributed teams

The dramatic shift of the general workforce to remote working has led to new developments for the WFH world. It’s predicted that by 2028, 73% of all teams will have remote workers. Distributed teams now have the benefits of ever-evolving tools focusing on solving the issues that arise from working from home.

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Aaron Forbes

Firewall solutions for small businesses

With the shift to remote working, businesses have been left to reevaluate their security practices. Bolstering the cybersecurity of any business should be the first step in any good transitional plan, but how do you know where to start? Our recommendation: implementing a firewall is essential to protecting business assets and preserving customer trust through heightened security.

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