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Cybersecurity Breaches Hit 20% of WFH Setups During Pandemic

Software provider Malwarebytes reports massive gaps in cybersecurity as employees work from home, creating new opportunity for integrators.

Jason Knott · August 21, 2020

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Busy Slate of Virtual Security Summits on Tap This Fall

In addition to ISC West in October, look for virtual versions for GSX, The Monitoring Association meetings and ESA Leadership Summit.

CE Pro Editors · July 22, 2020

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Study: 73% of Integrators Don’t Offer Cybersecurity Services

CE Pro research finds residential and commercial integrators lagging on cybersecurity coverage; 40% not protecting their own businesses with cybersecurity solutions.

Arlen Schweiger · April 22, 2020

ADT Survey Shows 92% of Consumers Expect Integrators to Protect Their Data

A recent survey of over 1,000 U.S residents shows consumers expect integrators to help protect against potential government spying and hacking attempts.

CE Pro Editors · January 29, 2020

Wyze DIY Surveillance Cameras Breached: Are Pro Devices More Secure?

DIY surveillance cameras (and other smart home devices) get hacked all the time. Today, Ring/Amazon is being sued for weak cybersecurity provisions, and just a few days ago Wyze notified customers that its cameras have been breached (notice below). All bad news, of course, but par for the course. A more interesting angle comes from […]

Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2019

UL IoT Safety Rating System Aims to Set Cybersecurity Bar

As new laws in California and Oregon are set to take effect, the UL IoT Safety Rating System offers manufacturers 7 categories of test specifications.

Jason Knott · December 19, 2019

Ring Security Camera Hack Discovered, Customers May Be at Risk

According to several recent news reports, a tool circulating on hacker forums may be able to compromise smart home cameras from Ring.

Steve Karantzoulidis · December 16, 2019

Research Shows Around 40% of Security Cameras May Be Unsecure

Research from Genetec shows that many security cameras currently installed in residential and commercial environments may be running on outdated firmware, opening them up to cyber-attacks.

CE Pro Editors · December 10, 2019

FBI Issues Warning on Smart TV Hacks

The FBI has determined that certain smart TVs with built-in microphones and cameras can be hacked, providing criminals with a way inside an unsecured home network.

Rodney Bosch · December 05, 2019

Maybe ‘Amazon’s Choice’ is a Poor Choice for No-Name, Hackable Security Cameras?

Unlike USDA’s Choice label for meat, quality (and security) doesn’t matter for Amazon’s Choice.

Julie Jacobson · October 21, 2019