Securing Internet of Things (IoT) Devices at Home

Jan 13, 2021

Learn how to help secure your home Wi-Fi network against unauthorized access.

Jenny Blaine, Security Analyst with UMN's Twin Cities Office Information Technology (OIT), explained in a January 12, 2021 email to [email protected]:

To create a more secure home network, start by securing your Wi-Fi access point (sometimes called a Wi-Fi router). This is the device that controls who and what can connect to your home network. The January 2021 edition of the "OUCH!" newsletter covers five simple steps to secure your Wi-Fi.

As we continue to work from home, managing security becomes a household activity. Increase your home network security by taking similar steps with new technology. See Securing Internet of Things (IoT) Devices at Home for best practices.

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