Make sure your Smart Home is safe from potential hackers.
The Lawhead Team would like to share the latest One Cool Thing about securing your Smart Home from potential security threats:
As the number of households using smart home devices, such as voice assistants, thermostats, doorbells and televisions – continue to increase, so does the potential for your home to be hacked. Check out these tips from security experts on how to avoid having your smart home hacked.
- Always change the default password that allows devices to be accessed for initial setup.
- Choose a complicated password, like a string of unrelated words or numbers.
- Regularly update the software that runs on your devices.
- Make sure your home router is also secured with a strong password and updated software.
Source: Chicago Tribune and REALTOR Magazine.