Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [June 2019 edition]

According to the 2019 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), there are an average of 5,200 attacks on IoT devices per month. To help keep you informed, we're starting a smart home cybersecurity series that discusses, what we believe to be, the top threats and vulnerabilities discovered in the past month's time. This first issue discusses two recent cybersecurity findings: the Linksys ...

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Nicole Hayward

4 wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends (and hope)

Last week, we published an IoT security regulations update, which shows that governments around the world are wrestling with what to do about rogue devices in homes. This is just one indicator that we're becoming more aware of a snowballing problem: increased connectivity leads to increased IoT security risk. Here are four more wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends that just may inform your ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at WiFi NOW USA 2019

Next week, Minim will be sponsoring and speaking at WiFi NOW USA 2019 in Washington, DC, an event that's designed to connect leaders in the WiFi industry. Check out the full conference agenda, which includes Minim Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer David Aronoff's talk on how AI-driven WiFi Management and IoT Security will be vital pieces in the battle for the home network edge. 

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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

Home network security monitoring: Nest account hacks

Our home network security monitoring series is back. In this issue, we want to talk about some cybersecurity headlines that recently occurred— all of which revolve around a particular set of IoT devices.

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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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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

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

Transmit Magazine features Minim

We are very excited to have been featured in the Transmit Magazine issue for the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® in Atlanta, GA that wrapped up today. 

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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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