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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Smart home tech offers convenience, poor security

Smart home technology is all around us. From wireless thermostats to automatic lights, everyday objects are going online and app-enabled. Consumers can buy these devices in nearly any home-improvement store, but unfortunately many don’t realize smart technology often comes with poor security.

The computer industry is abuzz with concern smart home tech is putting consumers at risk of data and privacy theft. Companies are slapping Internet connectivity onto products as fast as they can, but they’re not necessarily making customer privacy a priority. Data breaches involving smart home tech are rampant.

Read more: http://www.nwherald.com/2016/04/11/guidry-smart-home-tech-offers-convenience-but-poor-security/aoqh49h/

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