Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: IoT device 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 regulations.

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at Xconomy's Cyber Madness

In just under two weeks, Minim will be joining Xconomy for their third annual cybersecurity tech conference: Cyber Madness—Case Studies in Security. The event will be held on April 8th in Boston, MA and will feature industry leaders, security experts, and tech founders as they share about some of the biggest security issues faced by today's digital world. Key discussion topics include: Prevailing ...

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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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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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Deo Mwano

Minim feature spotlight: Recommendation Engine

Last time, I gave you a sneak peak at a Minim feature that helps operators identify the access points in range of a home's router in order to minimize network interference problems. Today, I want to share another Minim feature that gives operators a hand in improving the connected device experience for their subscribers. This feature is Minim's Recommendation Engine, which provides insight into ...

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Kate Aiken

How Minim fixed my smart speaker's connectivity problem

A firsthand experience of how Minim improves the connected device experience

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Nicole Hayward

Home network security monitoring [November 2018]

In the past few months, we've seen major connected device vulnerabilities make headlines. At Minim, IoT security is always top of mind, so we're kicking off a home network security monitoring series. Take a look at what caught our eye.

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Samantha Albano

WiFi boosters, repeaters, and extenders: What's the difference?

Seeing as 76% of North American broadband households rely on WiFi as their primary connected technology, having a strong WiFi signal strength is important. But, how can you ensure your getting the most out of your wireless network? Luckily, there are many different solutions out there for enhancing your WiFi coverage, ranging from changing your router's WiFi channel to simply moving your router ...

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