Aaron Forbes

Smart home cybersecurity explained

At Minim, we take security seriously. Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) in people’s homes is our thing. But did you know it’s easy to take some big steps in the right direction on your own?

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
David Aronoff

Top 5 IoT vulnerability exploits in the smart home [list]

We all know how important it is to safeguard our data. Data breaches can cost companies millions of dollars in loss and put individuals in a corner. Preventing data loss and keeping hackers at bay is important, but when it means your privacy at home can be affected by smartphone and IoT devices, it can be even more crucial to put safety first. Here's our list of the top five most exploited ...

Read more
Aaron Forbes

The UPnP security exploit affecting millions of home devices

You might have heard the term “plug and play” before. In general, the term encompasses a device that can be used without user configuration, allowing for a smooth and easy setup and continuous usage throughout the device’s lifetime. Although this might sound nice at first, the Universal Plug and Play or UPnP protocol has seen enough controversy throughout its lifespan and has been affected by ...

Read more
Alec Rooney

VPN: from protector to attack conduit in the new remote work era

According to NPR, about a third of Americans are now working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This unique challenge presents new problems for corporate IT and Information Security departments who provide the support their employees need while working from home. Arguably, the biggest challenge they face is providing support for their employees’ home networks.

Read more
Samantha Albano

Alternative to Meraki for SMB and residential [comparison]

As an industry-leading cloud-managed IT solution, Cisco Meraki provides several products for enterprise network management: WLAN, next gen firewall, unified network insights, and more. But, it's certainly not a one-size-fits-all solution set. For many businesses, the Cisco Meraki infrastructure, provider lock-in, and expertise needed to accomplish the business' goals inspire them to explore their ...

Read more
Samantha Albano

ISPs, try virtual truck rolls in response to COVID-19

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect how individuals live, work, and interact with one another, having a stable and high-speed internet connection at home is no longer a "nice to have." It's a necessity.

Read more
Nicole Hayward

ISP Supplies and Minim launch partnership at WISPAMERICA 2020

The annual WISPAMERICA conference held by the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) kicks off a week from today, and we have some exciting news to share! Not only will Minim be at the show both exhibiting and speaking, we will also be debuting our new partnership with leading networking equipment and services provider ISP Supplies.

Read more
Samantha Albano

Minim featured as Manchester 2020 Best Tech Startup

We are pleased to share that Minim has once again been selected as a Best Tech Startup in Manchester, NH by The Tech Tribune!

Read more