Mike Nelson: Stay Smarter Than Your Smart Home: 7 Ways to Protect Your Home and IoT Devices

7/08/2020 - 07:48

As someone who has spent over a decade in the IoT security space, I have seen many attacks and vulnerabilities affect the IoT devices in my life. Yet I don’t shy away from smart home devices. You shouldn’t have to either, if you take steps to secure them.

...Simply put, your personal information is vulnerable if it is being transmitted or stored on an IoT device without encryption. Does that mean you should avoid these devices entirely? Not necessarily.