Buying into the Internet of Things starts out with smart home devices. Unfortunately, connecting your home devices to the Internet has its drawbacks. Here are some important factors to consider before buying smart devices for the home.
While the Internet of Everything is designed to make life easier with the use of interconnected networks and devices, you still have to remember that there are many ways your data can be misused or compromised.
While the smartification of the home has its benefits, the growing number of smart devices also requires a lot of time and energy just to maintain and manage the network of connected devices. What does it take to play the role of "Administrator of Things"?
Using a smartphone as the centralized remote hub for an automated home means that all the security threats inherent in the platform could affect the home itself. Here are examples of these threats and how they could affect the automated home.
Soon after news of a smart TV hack prompted a closer look into the Internet of Everything, Internet-enabled LED lightbulbs made by the crowdfunded startup LIFX have been found to be at risk of revealing Wi-Fi passwords.
A recent investigation revealed that the Sandworm zero day exploit could likely be used to target GE Intelligent Platform CIMPLICITY users. Find out what it does and how you can safeguard your systems against this emerging attack.