Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Smart household devices may be your biggest security blindspot

New research from Parks Associates shows 41 percent of U.S. homes with wifi plan to purchase a smart appliance or other wifi-connected household device in the next 12 months.

The international research firm says the most commonly purchased devices will include smart smoke/CO detectors, thermostats, and lights. These products will join the billions of devices that make up the increasingly popular Internet of Things (IoT).

From the article "Smart household devices may be your biggest security blindspot" by Mark Huffman. 

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