- Cities around the world are getting smarter, but are they being designed with security in mind?Smart security systems in buildings allow for easier, centralized management of security and safety, but these connected systems also come with exploitable vulnerabilities. This infographic provides a guide for managing these systems and securing devices.An in-depth analysis of Shodan data reveals how some of the biggest US cities fare in terms of exposed cyber assets, what this means in terms of security, and how home users and organizations can protect their data.Cybercriminals can turn unsecure home routers into slaves for their botnets or even abuse them to steal banking credentials. Know about your router’s hidden weaknesses and the many ways you can defend your homes and businesses against these threats.The inevitable rise of IoT homes is driving a market hungry for convenience and efficiency, but this trend is also bringing up serious concerns. Who is ultimately responsible for securing IoT homes: buyers or manufacturers?The reality for home users is that not all smart devices have basic built-in security measures. This gives you, as a user, the de facto responsibility to secure the way you set up and use the devices.Over the last few years, there have been reports published by security researchers that have proven that smart devices can indeed be abused.People should be able to use smart devices without worry, but the current reality makes this a challenge. The way today's home IoT devices are designed and built puts functionality to the fore and often relegates security as an afterthought.One day, everything will be buttonless. Nobody will ever need to grab the remote to turn on the television or hit a switch to kill the lights. These devices will just do what they’re supposed to, all by themselves, without any physical prompts from the user.