The future belongs to smart devices, so be smart about it
Your home is probably pretty smart already, and it’s getting smarter with every sophisticated device you are buying. But many smart devices lack the security features of your computer, so you need to start thinking about how to secure your smart homes.With the IoT industry projected to be as high as $880 billion by 2021, it’s estimated that 30 to 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet by that time.
Internet-connected devices — from phones to smart thermostats to smart cameras to home lighting systems — are already part of our daily lives. They change the way we interact with our homes. But security researchers have warned that some of them might be more prone to hacking than we would like to believe.
Check out this video for easy tips and tricks to make your smart home safer.