Sam Stelfox

Enterprise Cybersecurity Roundup [September 2021]

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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

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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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [May 2021]

Researchers found a flaw in 13 Android apps’ security measures which could lead to over 100 million users’ personal information being exposed, while both VMware and WiFi were found to have vulnerabilities that could jeopardize their larger scale networks. This month’s cybersecurity roundup examines the flaws in the authentication keys, WiFi frames, and V12 configurations that threatened the ...

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Vivian Susko

Managed WiFi network improvements: Why Wi-fibre chose Minim

Delivering a safe, reliable WiFi experience is the name of the game in our Minim community, and Wi-fibre Inc. has taken that mission international. Headquartered in Champion, Alberta, Wi-fibre Inc. is an Internet Service Provider offering exceptional high-speed internet via fixed wireless and fibre backbone with local tech support in the prairie regions of Northern Canada.  

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Caleb McKee

How to delight subscribers with a secure user experience

An exceptional user experience is more important to smart home cybersecurity than you might think; research shows that two-thirds of mobile purchases are abandoned due to poor usability and frustration with design. As Minim's CMO Nicole Zheng explained at CES’s panel on building the new home service bundle back in January, the ISPs who get it right will start delivering value-added services that ...

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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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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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Aaron Forbes

Smart home cybersecurity explained

At Minim, we take security seriously. Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) in people’s homes is our thing. But did you know it’s easy to take some big steps in the right direction on your own?

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Aaron Forbes

Cybersecurity home defense: how to secure your WFH network

" width="600" style="width: 600px; display: block; margin: 0px auto 10px;"> Nearly ten years ago, the workforce saw the popularity of the Bring Your Own Device or BYOD trend rise in the workplace—significantly enough that 70% of businesses have developed BYOD policies. On top of this, the app explosion of 2013 led to the need for businesses to further manage this additional onslaught of data.

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