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Secure your smart home from hackers with these three steps

By: Jim Beaugez on Jul 31, 2020 3:31:00 PM

Would you leave your home for vacation with the doors unlocked and a window open? Probably not. But did you know you may be leaving your home network wide open to internet hackers without knowing it?

Today, there are an estimated 30 billion smart-home devices in use. Each of them is connected to a home network, and 70 percent of the most popular IoT devices are not secure.

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Topics: Smart WiFi

Protecting your kids from bad internet content

By: Jim Beaugez on Jul 28, 2020 3:29:00 PM

Parenting in the digital age requires internet savvy and a commitment to keeping up with the rapidly changing online landscape. When your child logs onto a tablet, laptop or mobile phone, the world is at their fingertips. And sometimes that can lead to a world of trouble.

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Topics: Smart WiFi

How to keep your family safe online in 2020

By: Jim Beaugez on Feb 28, 2020 1:25:42 PM

Being a parent isn’t for the weak willed. Between riding the emotional rollercoaster of the tween and teen years and getting youngsters to baseball and softball practice, you hope that your home is a safe space for them to just be kids.

But that’s where the real challenge begins. The schoolyard drama, bullying and worse can follow them home on the internet. “In their bedroom” and “totally safe” aren’t the same thing anymore.

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Topics: C Spire Fiber, mesh wifi, adaptive wifi, Smart WiFi

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