Make sure the Internet of Things isn’t a route for hackers to get into your home or workplace.

With billions of devices being connected together, what can people do to make sure that their information stays secure?

Will someone be able to hack into your toaster and thereby get access to your entire network? The IoT also opens up companies all over the world to more security threats. Then we have the issue of privacy and data sharing. (Jacob Morgan, Forbes)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly and, in the rush for convenience, our privacy and safety is often an afterthought. Leaving them unsecured is the digital equivalent of leaving the back door unlocked.

Here are eight tips
to help you secure those IoT devices:

1. Don’t connect your devices unless you need to.

The first step is to consider what functionality you need from the device. Just because your TV or fridge can connect to the internet, doesn’t mean you definitely want to hook it up. Take a good look at the features it offers and learn exactly what internet connectivity brings before you connect.
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