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How to Safely Integrate Smart Homes with Larger Networks

By TechTarget IoT Agenda
December 15, 2017

 

By Patrick MeLampy

As IP-enabled technology for the home continues to increase, networks and security architectures are in dire need of change. Every IoT-enabled smart device inside the home needs to communicate with a server, which is typically located outside the home. The amount of data and frequency of communication between the device and the server varies, but even a single outbound connection increases vulnerability to security threats. The now infamous attack on Dyn, which was launched inside compromised IP video security cameras, is a prime example of the vulnerabilities currently existing in these connections.