Hannah J Lobdell

Network security monitoring: 3 sessions to attend at DEF CON® 29

Minim is heading to DEF CON® 29 to gather the latest cybersecurity insights from the world’s largest computer security conference. With the global cost of cybercrime forecasted to reach $10.5 trillion USD by the end of 2025, we're keeping an eye out for actionable, immediate ways that users and businesses can patch vulnerabilities and protect sensitive data. There are three security sessions that ...

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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. 80% of full-time workers from Owl Lab's State of ...

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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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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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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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Hannah J Lobdell

Strategies for leveraging digital transformation in my business: do’s and don'ts

With 70% of employees working from home amid the pandemic, companies are beginning to experiment with innovative technologies that can better support a hub-and-spoke business model and ensure proper training, onboarding, etc. Investments into digital transformation may seem daunting, but in reality, U.S. companies are estimated to have saved $30 billion per day with work-from-home initiatives ...

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Hannah J Lobdell

Secure remote access: Is Bring Your Own Network (BYON) secure?

The average cost of a business data breach falls between $2.8 - $5.7 million in 2021, and the likelihood of these attacks has skyrocketed in the transition to hybrid work models. As more remote employees access private company data from their home networks, businesses are unwittingly put at risk by their enterprise-grade security solutions, many of which simply weren’t designed to protect the new ...

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