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SMART HOME SECURITY: HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE IN THE AGE OF CONNECTED DEVICES




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Smart home devices have brought a whole new level of convenience to our lives. With the touch of a button, we can control lighting, set the temperature, and even brew our morning coffee before we get out of bed. But as we welcome these new connected devices into our homes, it's important to remember that they also open the door to potential security breaches.


First things first, make sure all your smart home devices are secure by keeping them updated and using strong, unique passwords. Also, be sure to change those default login credentials, as that's the easiest way for a hacker to get into your systems.







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Next, fortify your home network by using a secure Wi-Fi password, enabling encryption and disabling remote management. And when it comes to public Wi-Fi, proceed with caution. It's like opening the front door to a stranger, you never know who's on the other side.


Also, be mindful of the information you share online. Your smart home devices are often connected to your personal accounts. Keep it private and don't share it with anyone you don't trust.


Another way to keep your home safe is by using a smart home security system. It's like having a virtual security guard always keeping an eye on things, with security cameras, motion sensors and door and window sensors that can alert you to any suspicious activity in or around your home.



Lastly, take a look at the privacy policies of the companies that make your smart home devices. It might seem unnecessary, but it's important to know what data is being collected and how it's being used.



Keeping your home safe in the age of connected smart home devices is all about being prudent and aware. With a little extra care and attention, you can protect your home and your personal information from potential security threats. So go ahead, enjoy the convenience of smart home technology, but don't forget to keep the "smart" in "smart home."




 



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Bryan Hoelzer & Kathryn Hoelzer Team Hoelzer 
513-839-5595 | 513-839-5003
bryan.hoelzer@cbws.com




   



   



 
Bryan Hoelzer & Kathryn Hoelzer Team Hoelzer 
513-839-5595 | 513-839-5003
bryan.hoelzer@cbws.com