Tyler Pack

How can I tell if my smart camera has been hacked?

Despite the many security incidents seen with smart cameras last year (read about the Nest account hacks, Blink vulnerabilities, and latest hacking incident with Ring), such devices continue to be found in the smart home.

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at CONNECTIONS Summit at CES 2020

For the second time around, Minim is kicking off the new year at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV. Dubbed "The Global Stage for Innovation", the show gathers more than 175,000 attendees, 4,500 exhibiting companies, and 1,000 speakers to discuss the latest in consumer technologies.

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Tyler Pack

Smart home security system market trends for 2020

The smart home technology market is developing at a breakneck pace. The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts double-digit growth, starting at an estimated $53.45 billion, in the market through 2023.

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Sam Stelfox

What is Light Commands? Smart home cybersecurity news [November 2019 edition]

November was a busy month regarding smart home cybersecurity news. You might recall hearing about Finland's new cybersecurity labeling process for IoT devices, a global science and safety company's introduction of an IoT Security Rating, and Amazon Ring privacy policies being under scrutiny. While these stories made headlines, today's focus is on another headline— a new hacking method for voice ...

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Nicole Zheng

Minim to co-host webinar: Managed WiFi and Security for the Smart Home 2020-2025

Internet Service Providers are increasingly taking responsibility for the quality of experience and security in the connected home. Join us in a live webinar, Managed WiFi and Security for the Smart Home 2020-2025, to explore this trend and key findings from the latest report by leading wireless infrastructure analyst Maravedis LLC.

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Nicole Zheng

Minim joins prplMesh initiative to drive interoperability in the connected home

One of the key principles here at Minim is that in every connected home, stuff should just work. As WiFi has become an important utility,  people need a strong and secure signal throughout their abode. What they don't need is the worry about whether the components of their network are interoperable. That's why today, we're officially announcing that we've joined the prplMesh working group. Part ...

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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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Nicole Zheng

Data usage by Xbox One and more consumer IoT [Analysis]

Do you ever ponder what your connected devices are up to?  With an average of 10 devices per broadband home, you might question:  When is Alexa listening in? How much data does my Xbox One consume? How would I know if a home device is hacked?  You're in luck. The Minim platform has a growing database of consumer Internet of Things (IoT) insights. Through AI-driven analysis, Minim knows when a ...

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Sam Stelfox

IoT vulnerabilities in the wild: the good, the bad, and the ugly

It shouldn't be news to anyone now that there are a lot of poorly secured IoT devices out there. Every week, there is a new article about devices being hacked, a new malware strain, and an endless stream of security updates for devices where end users are never notified.

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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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