Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [February 2021]

Spring is just around the corner, and in the midst of all your Spring cleaning, don’t forget to do a sweep through your computer with a malware scan. In this month's smart home cybersecurity roundup, we uncover a mysterious yet dormant threat native to macOS devices, Accellion's decision to deprecate their file transfer application, and the diverse slew of malware targeting gamers using Discord. 

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Vivian Susko

Meet the Zoom® ZM.1: Secure mesh WiFi that doesn’t break the bank

At Minim, we believe all homes de serve broadband access and safe WiFi that’s easy to use. People around the world depend on their home network now more than ever to power their smart home and connect them to work, entertainment, school, and even doctors . D id you know that t he US, Canada, and the UK have the highest rate of smart home adoption in the world? And that the pandemic has sped up ...

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Vivian Susko

Minim highlights 5 international customers

Did you know Minim can be found around the world? Our company has been so impressed with our global service provider community's commitment to delivering reliable connectivity amidst pandemic challenges. So we decided to introduce five such customers today. Meet Inq Malawi, Wi-Fibre, Signa Technologies, Skyweb Illinois, and Wildanet.

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Vivian Susko

Remote leadership: why your approach matters

In-office leadership tactics simply won’t cut it for the next generation of workers; with 73% of all teams predicted to have remote employees by 2028, a hybrid workforce is the future of many industries. Having started out as a distributed company, Minim has already begun rolling out resources on how employees can prepare for the shift to a permanent remote working policy. To help make the ...

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Caleb McKee

How to choose a modem [your top 3 questions, answered]

It can be confusing and frustrating to piece together a customized home network for yourself, especially with new products launching each year. Deciding between a modem vs router vs gateway, for example, is only half the battle; now that you know which device you need, how do you choose the best option? In this guide, we're walking through the top three questions to ask when purchasing a cable ...

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Caleb McKee

Best WiFi for gaming: can WiFi 6 help you level up?

The difference between landing the play-of-the-game or lagging behind in the loser's circle could come down to your network connection. It's tough to support your team when your home network isn't supporting you.  Luckily, a new generation of wireless connection is hitting the market, and it’s rumored to bring a new standard of buffer-free gaming along with it. In this article, we'll be covering ...

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Vivian Susko

Managing remote teams: your toolkit for leading a distributed workforce

With the effects of the pandemic still lingering, the new corporate edge is the employee home: 82% of companies plan to allow remote working policies post-pandemic and 70% of U.S. executives are already looking towards new IT infrastructure investments for the virtual workplace in 2021. In other words, the days of meeting at the watercooler and grabbing lunch with coworkers are behind us. 

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Caleb McKee

How Shodan searches help bolster your cybersecurity home defense, according to experts

If you were greeted on your front steps by a door-to-door salesman you’d never met, would your first move be to welcome them inside and hand over a map of your entire home? Our guess is probably not— you’ve likely learned never to trust a stranger with such sensitive information. Depending on what sort of devices you have and how they're configured on your home network, however, this is exactly ...

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Vivian Susko

Minim on trust as a platform for innovation [podcast recap]

Listeners of the Culture of Innovation podcast tune in to hear exceptional thought leaders discuss turning innovative ideas into tangible tools.  On Friday, January 29th, Minim’s own CEO Gray Chynoweth joined host Nancy Ridge for a conversation about using trust as a platform for innovation in 2021 and beyond. This blog will cover the major takeaways of their discussion, and you can also listen ...

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Vivian Susko

Tech and telecom trends under a new administration

The past year challenged the world's reliance on home broadband and further highlighted the immense urban-rural digital divide still at play. As nearly 30 million Americans today lack access to high-speed internet and 25-30% of the global workforce plans to continue enabling work-from-home in 2021, what changes and technology advancements can we expect to see in the new year under the new ...

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