Ensure that your smart home is safe from potential threats with these steps.
Create a Separate Network
Have a separate wifi network for your smart devices to run on, which can be done without having to purchase an additional router.
Review Privacy Settings
Do research to get a better sense of what the manufacturer or service provider has access to.
Change Default Passwords
When you get a new smart product, be sure to change the default password.
Install the Latest Updates
Software updates include improved security features, so set your smart products to automatically update.
Consider a VPN
When using public networks to control your smart products, use a VPN, virtual private network, to encrypt your connection.