Since it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and with the increasing amount of connected homes, systems and trendy devices, consumers need to stay informed about the best security practices, and precautions to take in order to stay safe and keep their information secure.
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This is especially true with new areas like the Internet of Things (IoT) that open up a larger area of information for hackers to potentially steal, leaving consumers vulnerable, says Wombat Security’s CTO Trevor Hawthorn, who offers up some recommendations based on his own personal experience.
“As the IoT industry matures, we think we’ll continue to see varying degrees of security and privacy postures within these products,” he says