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Top 2017 Mergers & Acquisitions in Security, IoT, Consumer Electronics, A/V

2017 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in consumer technology, including security, smart home, IoT, cybersecurity, high-performance audio and the home-technology installation channel.

Julie Jacobson · December 26, 2017

Apple iOS 11.2 Update Rooted in Smart Home Flaw

Integrators should use latest Apple HomeKit vulnerability to talk about cybersecurity, service agreements to clients.

Jason Knott · December 15, 2017

Cybersecurity Liability: Who’s to Blame if One Bad IoT Device Topples the Whole Network?

The state of IoT cybersecurity: UL says smart-home integrators and manufacturers share liability when IoT systems are hacked, warns home-tech industry to implement guidelines and best practices.

Jason Knott · December 12, 2017

Hacking 101: Why Video Surveillance Should be Left to the Pros

When selling video surveillance systems to would-be DIYs, remind customers it’s not just physical security to consider, but also data security, given all the cybersecurity hacks out there, especially through IP cameras.

Julie Jacobson · November 15, 2017

ADT Acquires Datashield; Forms ADT Cybersecurity

ADT Cybersecurity will target commercial clients with ‘rapid response’ network security in addition to physical security systems.

CE Pro Editors · November 14, 2017

5 Little Password Tips to Secure Your Clients’ Networks

Cybersecurity expert outlines five best ways to create hard-to-crack passwords for home networks.

Jason Knott · October 31, 2017

Hikvision Launches Dedicated Cybersecurity Hotline for Video Surveillance Users, Contractors

Following Internet hacks through susceptible video-surveillance products from numerous manufacturers, Hikvision establishes dedicated line for cybersecurity concerns.

CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2017

Eero Bundles Cybersecurity, Remote Network Monitoring for Smart-Home Pros

Home-technology integrators get a “share of the economics” when they add Eero Plus cybersecurity service to Eero mesh-networking solutions.

CE Pro Editors · September 07, 2017

CommandScape is High-End, Cybersecure Home-Automation System from Netscape Founder Jim Clark

Cybersecurity at core of CommandScape, a building-management and home-automation manufacturer launched by Netscape founder Jim Clark, and run by former ADT exec. Don Boerema.

Julie Jacobson · August 22, 2017

CEDIA Q&A: CUJO Brings Unique IoT Network Security to San Diego

CUJO’s mission is to protect homes and users against the growing threats of home hacking. See the IoT security solution at CEDIA 2017 in booth #739.

CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017