Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [January 2021]

January 2021— a new year, new you, and, like clockwork, new information system infiltrations. Don't worry, though, because while the country has seen some major data breaches this month, we've also seen a lot of advancement from the nation's security teams. In this smart home cybersecurity news roundup, we take a closer look at what experts have said about the SolarWinds attack, the Spotify ...

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Caleb McKee

Rainbow tables explained: Password hacking and how to prevent against it

  The name "rainbow table" may conjure up images of colorful furniture and dinner placements, but in actuality, it's a technology hackers use to try and commandeer information from your online accounts.

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Vivian Susko

Child internet safety guide: Utilizing parental controls in the new year

As the holiday gift-giving season comes to an end, many families are welcoming new smart gadgets into their homes. Although these devices are great for convenience and the automation of everyday tasks, it’s important to ensure that there are controls in place to protect your home and family, especially children, from the risks associated with them. Enter the need for parental controls.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news: 3 top attacks from 2020

From beginning to end, 2020 has been an unforgettable year to say the least. In the December 2020 edition of our smart home cybersecurity news roundup, we revisit some of the most memorable data breaches and hacks of 2020 to kick off the new year. 

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Aaron Forbes

Minim to host webinar: The New Role of IT and How It’ll Impact Your Company

2020 has changed the way we work: 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work from home, pandemic or not. This abrupt paradigm shift required companies to quickly assemble business continuity plans that often lacked sufficient security practices. The smart home ecosystem presents unprecedented remote working security and productivity risks and all eyes are on IT to enable a seamless ...

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Sam Stelfox

The dangers of password leaks: Smart home cybersecurity news [November 2020]

This month’s cybersecurity news roundup features the Ring doorbell recall, Zoom’s settlement with the FTC over its security practices, a Facebook Messenger bug that allows users to listen in on other users, and a password leak of almost 50,000 vulnerable Fortinet VPNs.

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Samantha Albano

Congratulations to our first class of Minim-certified partners

The Minim partner community is made up of some of the top IT and technology consultants in the industry. Known for putting the needs of their clients' first, our partners are always eager for ways to educate themselves on portfolio solutions— and the 10 partners we are announcing today as Minim-certified are no different.  Congratulations to the following Minim partners that have taken the time ...

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Aaron Forbes

The top remote work challenges faced by IT professionals [survey]

The shift to remote working has placed a massive support and security burden onto the shoulders of every businesses’ IT team. As 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely post-pandemic, it's imperative that IT staff get the tools they need to best support their distributed teams.  To shed light on how the role of IT has evolved and what it could look like in the future, we ...

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Samantha Albano

On work from home security with Telarus CEO Adam Edwards

At Minim, our mission is to make home WiFi safe for both personal and work-from-home use. That's why we're happy to announce our recent debut on Telarus Virtual to discuss exactly why organizations committed to managing remote teams need to be looking beyond traditional VPN and endpoint security technologies to safeguard their business continuity. Below is a recap of the interview!

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [October 2020]

This month’s cybersecurity news roundup features Zoom’s new E2EE feature, the Ryuk ransomware hitting hospitals across the U.S., and HP’s revocation of their certificate for printing by Apple.

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