IoT

Cellular IoT

The Rise of Cellular IoT

Connecting all our stuff to the internet – making devices “smart” – brings with it a lot of risks. Besides the more obvious cybersecurity vulnerabilities, these devices are also collecting a lot of personal data, offsetting razor thin profit margins by monetizing our data. In most cases, we can limit this data exfiltration using outbound […]

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Secure Your Network 3: Assess

[This is the 3rd in a 4-part series – part 1, part 2, part 4] At this point, we’ve done a thorough inventory of our network devices (Scan) and we’ve taken the opportunity to get rid of any devices that we no longer need or at least disabled the smart features if we don’t need

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Secure Your Network 2: Simplify

[This is the 2nd in a 4-part series – part 1, part 3, part 4] At this point, we’ve tackled maybe the hardest part of improving the security of our home network: we’ve enumerated all the smart devices connected to our router. Before we go any further, we should stop and take the opportunity to

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guest network

Be My Guest… No, I Insist

Security isn’t just about preventing bad things from happening. While it’s always better to avoid breaches and malware, you have to also be prepared to diminish damage when they happen. One of the best, time-tested strategies for mitigating the effects of a break-in is compartmentalization. Submarine compartments all have water-tight doors that can be sealed

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