Watch – our Guard Dog Smart Home protection caught a live hack during testing today, and quickly blocked it. Leaving the full Smart Home unaffected by the incident. Smart Things (IOT devices ) are at risk and a great target for hackers.
The use of Home automation, smart homes, Internet of Things (IOT) devices continues to grow. This creates more opportunity and risk as hacking bots continue to target these devices as they are easily compromised. Here are some ways to protect yourself. 1) Make sure that your firewall/router have a strong admin password Slowly, leaving the […]
Trend Micro has a great report on Smart Home / Home Automation security and the risks it exposes its users to. It is well worth reading. It identifies an area in the smart home that we considered as we build “A Cloud of My Own” Guard Dog. We like their new definition of the environment […]
From the Trend Micro report delivered at the RSA Security Conference. This is what have been saying for over a year as we built our Solution to protect the smart home. “Hacking into smart homes is becoming increasingly easy and a great way to steal victims’ personal information, Trend Micro said at RSA 2019.” The […]
Summary is here: Read the full story on LinkedIn “To add Skills that can control your network security through a Voice enabled device is simply a bad idea. The security and privacy implications vastly outweigh the convenience factor. If you own Smart Home devices (or know someone who does) – Be aware of the limited […]
This is a good article on some of the risks and concerns related to Smart Home devices. A Cloud of My Own protects the “Smart Things” you put in your home. https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/computers/item/31294-privacy-at-risk-security-expert-warns-smart-device-users-to-beware
We had a great night out presenting and demonstrating A Cloud of My Own running live with Google Home and some smart plugs and light. The response was phenomenal and we had many discussions on the risks that Smart Homes have and how to mitigate them.
This gives a good high level of why you need to think about security for the devices in your home. https://www.welivesecurity.com/2019/01/10/ces-iot-security-do-you-know-who-your-home-is-talking-to
Certainly, if you or someone you know should be aware of how to secure these devices. “Secondly, as our homes become filled with devices that are connected to billions of other global devices, what is the potential for invasion? Could a home automation system or home digital assistant be compromised? Of course the devices are […]
A Cloud of My Own will be discussed at the Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network on January 8th. Learn how to protect your Smart Home and Home Automation devices from putting you at risk. https://www.boston-enet.org/event-3097470