“Be diligent about smart device security; if not, you may be making a dumb move.”
– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security
We’ve all seen advertisements for smart home devices that paint a promising picture of a sophisticated home that’s well, “smart.” If you are old enough to remember, smart home ads will bring back memories of The Jetsons and the convenience that automated home devices can bring to your busy life. Ah, the automatic vacuum cleaner, the helpful digital assistant, the smart thermostat, the smart security system. These fantastic products aim to help simplify our lives in ways we may have never imagined. However, if you decide to take the journey into the future and add these devices to your home, experts warn that it pays to be smart about security when purchasing and setting them up. Get up to speed on best practices in this article by David Smith for Security INFOWATCH.