The market for the convenience of monitoring or activating something with a voice command or a tap on a cellphone is huge.

But the flood of popular devices has created new network security risks. Called the Internet of Things, or IoT, these devices tend to have poor – or no – security features.

Yet they allow access into your network from the internet via your WiFi and that access can leave you vulnerable to hackers.

A casino learned that the hard way in 2017.

Check out our April 2019 newsletter (p3) to learn what you can do to be better protected with these devices!