Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [December 2019 edition]

The holidays are a notorious time to buy the latest tech. With an expected $97 billion spent on tech gifts this holiday season, staying up-to-date on the latest smart home cybersecurity news stories has become even more important. The stories that caught our attention this month were on the Blink camera and Ruckus router vulnerabilities.

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Liz Hitchcock

Why Minim, continued

Genesis stories are always subjective. While you may be well versed in the one about how Minim was founded in response to the Mirai botnet attack from October 21, 2016, there's a bit more to the story— this time, from a parenting point of view. 

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Nehemiah Blackburn

Introducing Minim's parental controls for content filtering

To further enable ISPs to deliver a simple and secure connected experience to their subscribers, we recently introduced parental controls for content filtering. As an addition to Minim's existing parental controls suite, this new feature gives users control over what internet traffic can make its way onto children's devices.

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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

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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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [September 2019]

Smart home cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic as more vulnerabilities are found in consumer IoT. Vulnerable targets disclosed this month include millions of mobile phone models and several popular smart home routers.

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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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Nicole Zheng

Minim and Irdeto join forces to launch Trusted Home at IBC2019

We have some big news. Today at IBC2019 in Amsterdam, Irdeto is debuting Trusted Home, by Irdeto and Minim— the solution for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to offer smart home security and control to their customers.

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: IoT security regulations update

As the consumer IoT installed base is expected to reach 13 billion units by 2020, we've seen some noteworthy IoT safety legal movements in the past few months. In this issue of our home network security monitoring series, we provide an update on the latest proposed IoT security regulations.

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Nicole Zheng

WiFi should be safe, says Minim in USA TODAY

We are very excited to join a security program that USA TODAY  has just launched. In partnership with the NYPD, National Crime Prevention Council, National Cyber Security Alliance, Department of Homeland Security, Internet of Things Consortium, Citrix, global security experts, (Minim), and more, the program urges Americans to take charge of their own safety, security, and well-being. This is all ...

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