Jeremy Hitchcock

Consumerization of network security, pt. 1

Last month at the CableLabs Summer Conference, I had the opportunity to present with CableLabs Distinguished Technologist Steve Goeringer on the security considerations faced by network operators in today's connected world. While we covered numerous topics, I want to continue where our discussion left off on the consumerization of network security.

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Samantha Albano

3 takeaways from The Independent Show 2019

Last week, Minim ventured to the windy city to join the NCTC and ACA Connects The Independent Show 2019. While we attended the show to exhibit Minim's managed WiFi and IoT security platform, we got the chance to join in on many conversations that highlighted some of the biggest industry challenges. I caught up with our team members who attended the show to learn what their takeaways from these ...

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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

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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Minim

Build an IoT hub with Minim Labs and a GL.iNet B1300 [Guide]

As stated in our Minim Labs announcement, we are partnering with GL.iNET to provide the first 50 Minim Labs signups with a free getting started kit. Included in the kit is a GL.iNet B1300 router, flashed with a special Minim OpenWrt image that adds telemetry and security to the OpenWrt device. If you aren't one of the first 50 Minim Labs signups who receives this startup kit, don't worry. You can ...

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Minim

Build an IoT hub with Minim Labs and a Raspberry Pi 3 [Guide]

At Minim, we think everyone should have the tools they need to monitor their home wireless network. We just launched Minim Labs, giving everyone the ability to install the Minim agent, known as Unum, on their routers and signup for platform access. Usually, this implies running some variation of OpenWrt on your router, but all you need is a Raspberry Pi and a Minim Labs account (free)!

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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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Nicole Hayward

Minim to speak and exhibit at Cable-Tec Expo 2018

Today marks the kick-off of the Cable-Tec Expo, aka the Cable Engineering Event of the Year— Will we see you there? We're back on the East Coast this week to attend the Cable-Tec Expo 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Held by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® has been the industry's largest cable ...

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Sam Stelfox

Letting the outside in: DNS rebind attacks

Names are a funny thing on the Internet. The domains everyone visits while browsing the web are solely for people. When you ask your browser to go to a website, it starts by converting that name into an address it can start talking to.

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