Miguel Amado, CyberGhost

Protecting Your Connected Devices With Minim

There’s no need to explain why protecting your Wi-Fi is important for your business and home usage. With more and more connected devices and the growing number of cyberattacks, having a protected connection is fundamental.

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Laura Mogenytė, CyberNews

Learning Internet Safety for Parents

The children of today grow up in a digital world. From the phones in their pockets to smart appliances in the kitchen, the internet is everywhere. As beneficial as it can be, it does come with threats that may not have been present when their parents were children.  For many parents, this leads to increasing concerns for online safety. You know you can’t keep children off the internet altogether, ...

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Xena Mensink

5 Cybersecurity Tips for 2022

At Minim, we practice cybersecurity awareness 365 days a year but October is a particularly relevant month to discuss online safety, as it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! While the world has returned to a certain sense of normalcy in 2022, the data scientists at Ladders project that nearly 25% of all professional jobs in the US will be remote by the end of the year. As the prevalence of remote ...

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Xena Mensink

How to Boost Your Home Network

According to Consumer Reports, the average consumer now views broadband internet access as a utility, just as important as water or electricity. Whether that’s due to the rise of remote work and online learning, or the increasing popularity of gaming and streaming, it’s clear that U.S. households view a fast and secure internet connection as an essential. However, many internet users still aren’t ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart Home Cybersecurity Roundup [October 2021]

One month dedicated to cybersecurity awareness isn't enough. In this bonus cybersecurity roundup, we're diving deep into the latest firmware and IoT vulnerabilities to hit the news in October, such as malware, breaches, vulnerability patches, and more. Where possible, we provide additional documentation in the form of discovery reports and share best practices. To stay informed, subscribe to our ...

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Caleb McKee

Home Network Security Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

October is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency's (CISA) Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we pieced together the best advice for locking down home network security to celebrate. Home networks are common targets for obtaining personally identifiable information and performing malicious activity. IoT devices have been especially singled out as they jumped from 19% to 33% of infected ...

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Caleb McKee

Home network QoS: Modern smart home control

Home networks have more connected devices than ever, up from 11 devices per network in 2019 to 25 devices per network by the end of 2020 according to a survey by Deloitte. This era of connectivity also means more data transfer than ever, so how do we prevent network traffic jams? Introducing Quality of Service (QoS), settings in home networking hardware that allow for granular or pre-configured ...

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Caleb McKee

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program: Internet assistance for pandemic-affected households

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program is a fund established by the FCC to assist home internet users who struggle to pay for internet service during COVID-19. Since its coverage began on December 27th, 2020, around 1200 Internet service providers currently participate and the funds currently assist over six million households. This blog compiles resources for service providers and ...

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Caleb McKee

Internet connectivity trends: growth during telecom industry disruptions (WICT webinar recap)

The 2021 Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) leadership conference presented stories, advice, and guidelines for telecom services to adapt to industry trends on the horizon: the connected home, 5G, data collection, and the rural broadband rollout were all insightful points of discussion. To commentate on these topics, the WICT organization brought together industry-leading professionals from ...

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Sam Stelfox

Enterprise Cybersecurity Roundup [September 2021]

Critical vulnerabilities found in Azure and Internet Explorer browser engine - Skip to details  Zero-day attack vectors located in macOS and iOS devices - Skip to details  REvil Malware-as-a-Service organization returns from hiatus - Skip to details 

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