There’s no doubt that smart homes can make us all more comfortable and safe. However, if you’re not careful with how you set them up, they could open up your home to some cyber attacks.
This new infographic from Digital Guardian walks you through all of the potential vulnerabilities of smart home devices and also how to protect your smart devices from hackers.
Some of the tips include:
- Make sure your Wi-Fi router has an unusual SSID name.
- Create a separate network for guests or even for a smart device that you don’t yet trust.
- Keep your device’s software and firmware updated on a regular basis.
For more information about potential smart home hacks–and how to protect yourself–see the infographic below.