Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news: 3 top attacks from 2020

From beginning to end, 2020 has been an unforgettable year to say the least. In the December 2020 edition of our smart home cybersecurity news roundup, we revisit some of the most memorable data breaches and hacks of 2020 to kick off the new year. 

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Aaron Forbes

The 12 days of IoT security

The holidays are finally here! This past month, Minim celebrated with a 12 days of IoT security social media series, which rounded up our top smart home cybersecurity tips for a worry-free holiday season. We hope that you learned a thing or two to #BeCyberSmart during the holidays and beyond, but in case you missed it, here's a recap of some of the most important takeaways so you can ensure that ...

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Vivian Susko

What is a guest WiFi network and how do I set it up?

We live in a day and age where handing out your home’s WiFi password is as casual as getting a guest something to drink. It’s hospitable, and sometimes even expected. You want your friends and family to stay connected to the outside world, but every time you grant a new device access to your personal network, you're unknowingly exposing yourself to a variety of threats. Our advice? Create a guest ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [November 2020]

This month’s cybersecurity news roundup features the Ring doorbell recall, Zoom’s settlement with the FTC over its security practices, a Facebook Messenger bug that allows users to listen in on other users, and a password leak of almost 50,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs.

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Aaron Forbes

New Minim mobile app features improve ease-of-use for users

Minim is always improving our platform to bring our users the best experience possible. Below, we outline some of the changes to the security feature in the Minim® Mobile app.

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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

Top alternatives to Cisco Meraki for remote working

Cisco Meraki, one of the industry-leading cloud-managed IT solutions, offers a suite of enterprise network management products: WLAN, next-gen firewall, unified network insights, and more. Its feature set is great for larger businesses and enterprises, but what about smaller offices and residences?

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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?

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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 have developed BYOD policies. 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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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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