Hannah J Lobdell

Why you need a secure guest WiFi network post-pandemic

As the world reopens its doors, WiFi sharing has made a resurgence. Passwords are being passed around like platters at a dinner party, and with the average number of devices per U.S. household estimated to reach 20 by 2025, home network security is being put to the test.   The problem is, now these networks are guarding more sensitive information. On average, 70% of employees are working from ...

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Vivian Susko

The hybrid work model across industries: key differences and takeaways

Social media has been buzzing with the latest opinions on the work-from-home vs. in-office debate: Which business model is better? Employees save time on commuting, but is burnout slowing them down more than traffic would have?  Businesses are cutting costs on workspace, but is a data breach via a remote access point worth the risk?  Minim attended Bizzabo's Agents of Hybrid event and the Fiber ...

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Hannah J Lobdell

Building a secure hybrid work model: Minim exhibits remote technology solutions at 2021 Telarus Partner Summit

A balance of on-site and remote work opportunities is becoming the preference of the job market, which explains why 63% of high-growth companies now support a hybrid work model.  Flexible capacity planning and broader talent pool access aside, hybrid work presents a challenging corporate threatscape. A global study assessing cybersecurity risks in the remote work era confirmed that 71% of ...

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Vivian Susko

MikroTik cloud management: Complete control over your hardware fleet with a centralized dashboard

Subscribers like having choices. The average U.S. household has nine running subscriptions across music, gaming, and streaming platforms in 2021, and we're seeing a similar preference for optionality when it comes to internet service packages. Parks Associates found that nearly half of U.S. broadband households have adopted at least one value-added service from their ISP in an effort to ...

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Hannah J Lobdell

Minim simplifies the mesh network setup and seeks to distinguish IoT Fingerprinting technology with two new patents

Here at Minim, we believe that WiFi network setup should be stress-free and that the best kind of security is proactive. With an average of 25 connected devices per U.S. household, we’re moving forward with our mission to secure and defend the smart home and improve WiFi performance with two new patents. The first, approved on July 8, 2021, distinguishes our software-driven approach to a ...

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Sam Stelfox

Enterprise Cybersecurity Roundup [June 2021]

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly intelligent and aggressive post-pandemic. Some of the largest infiltrations on U.S. infrastructure took place in Q2 when hackers temporarily shut down the Colonial Pipeline and JBS meat processing plants across the country. This month's roundup takes a look at the White House’s new Cybersecurity Executive Order and several of the large-scale attacks that led ...

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Vivian Susko

Minim takes next step in delivering safe WiFi worldwide: Nicole Zheng announced as President and CMO

After a pivotal year at Minim, it’s time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and who’shelpedus get there. A unanimous board vote solidified Nicole Zheng’s elevation to Minim President on June 30, 2021.Already CMO and cofounder of original Minim, Zheng will take on a broader leadership role in company management under CEO Gray Chynowethwhilecontinuing to spearhead marketing operations.For Minim, ...

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Hannah J Lobdell

The Colonial Pipeline hack and what your business can learn from it

One of the largest ransomware attacks on U.S oil infrastructure to date occurred on April 29, 2021, when cybercriminals hacked the Colonial Pipeline Company via an employee password. Within a week, the Pipeline shut down, and a ransom note of $4.4 million was sent. While the Government has assured us that the fuel lines will return to full working capacity, the cyberattack has already begun to ...

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Vivian Susko

Policy breakdown: The 2021 Cybersecurity Executive Order and what it means for the Telecom industry

The Biden-Harris administration signed the "Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity" on May 12, 2021. Consisting of 11 sections, the order calls for better communication between the U.S. public and private sectors, new software development standards, and updated cyberattack response protocols nationwide.  

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Vivian Susko

Optimized remote troubleshooting: Skyweb reaches new heights with Minim

Making fast, reliable WiFi accessible to all is the shared mission of our Minim community, and we’re proud to support wireless services providers like Skyweb Illinois as they work to bridge the rural-urban digital divide in their regions.  Headquartered in the village of Goodfield, Illinois, Skyweb currently serves 770 subscribers across six surrounding counties. The wireless provider turned to ...

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