Jonathan Willett

Cybersecurity legislation by state 2019

Security regulations are on the rise. Just this month, news broke out regarding a government agency's proposal to make service providers share the contact information for owners of vulnerable devices and earlier this year, the UK Government proposed a set of consumer IoT security regulations. Such security-focused movements are being seen at the state-level too. Here's a roundup of some of the ...

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Samantha Albano

Digital parenting: 5 ways to use parental controls in the smart home

Understandably, parents are concerned about safe and healthy online practices. Children as young as 6 years old "own" a smartphone, and more than half of children ages 3-18 use the internet at home.  With so many connected devices and streaming services, families face a massive challenge in monitoring screen time and content viewing.  And so, in honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, ...

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: CISA looks to identify owners of vulnerable devices

Our home network security monitoring series is back with the recent news of a government agency looking to make service providers be obligated to share the contact information for subscribers who own vulnerable devices.

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Samantha Albano

Tips to #BeCyberSmart during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Happy October! Last week, we shared one of our monthly smart home cybersecurity news roundups to kick off the month and today, we're continuing our cybersecurity discussions with some tips and tricks to #BeCyberSmart during October, aka National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Consumerization of network security, pt. 1

Last month at the CableLabs Summer Conference, I had the opportunity to present with CableLabs Distinguished Technologist Steve Goeringer on the security considerations faced by network operators in today's connected world. While we covered numerous topics, I want to continue where our discussion left off on the consumerization of network security.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [July 2019 edition]

In our last smart home cybersecurity roundup, we talked about the device vulnerabilities found in Linksys Smart WiFi routers and Android smartphones. This month's issue focuses on one particular type of threat that recently made headlines for surpassing 4 million hacking attempts over a two-month period: Website drive-by attacks. Keep reading to learn more about this prevailing attack method on ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [June 2019 edition]

According to the 2019 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), there are an average of 5,200 attacks on IoT devices per month. To help keep you informed, we're starting a smart home cybersecurity series that discusses, what we believe to be, the top threats and vulnerabilities discovered in the past month's time. This first issue discusses two recent cybersecurity findings: the Linksys ...

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Nicole Zheng

4 wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends (and hope)

Last week, we published an IoT security regulations update, which shows that governments around the world are wrestling with what to do about rogue devices in homes. This is just one indicator that we're becoming more aware of a snowballing problem: increased connectivity leads to increased IoT security risk. Here are four more wince-worthy consumer cybersecurity trends that just may inform your ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at WiFi NOW USA 2019

Next week, Minim will be sponsoring and speaking at WiFi NOW USA 2019 in Washington, DC, an event that's designed to connect leaders in the WiFi industry. Check out the full conference agenda, which includes Minim Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer David Aronoff's talk on how AI-driven WiFi Management and IoT Security will be vital pieces in the battle for the home network edge. 

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at Xconomy's Cyber Madness

In just under two weeks, Minim will be joining Xconomy for their third annual cybersecurity tech conference: Cyber Madness—Case Studies in Security. The event will be held on April 8th in Boston, MA and will feature industry leaders, security experts, and tech founders as they share about some of the biggest security issues faced by today's digital world. Key discussion topics include: Prevailing ...

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