Episode 5: Protecting Your Home Office From Your Smart Home

Episode 5: Protecting Your Home Office From Your Smart Home
Freelancer's Guide to Cybersecurity

 
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The FBI has described the surge in IoT devices as giving bad actors—the formal term for hackers—“a virtual drive-by of your digital life.” These devices are vulnerable to bad actors and open all devices in the home to hacking. If you work from home, you need to protect your home office from your smart home. Here’s how.

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Resources

FBI Portland: Tech Tuesday: Internet of Things (IoT)

ZDNet: What is the IoT? Everything you need to know about the Internet of Things right now.

Duke City Consulting Cyber Group: Yes, your smart television is watching you

Threat Intel: BYOD: 8 ways to protect your company network from unsecured devices

Duke City Consulting Cyber Group: Tips and tricks #1: Secure your wi-fi router

Duke City Consulting Cyber Group: Tips and tricks #2: Update your wi-fi router

Duke City Consulting Cyber Group: Here’s what that app knows about you

Duke City Consulting Cyber Group: Enable automatic updates

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Duke City Consulting, LLC for its underwriting of this podcast!

Credits

Outro voice-over: Silvana Byram

Music: Rainbow Beat by Tim Beek (timbeek.com)

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