The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses many devices such as smart TVs, smart speakers, wearables, and smart appliances. Many of these devices are now being leveraged for application development, research studies, and teaching and learning.

One thing to consider is that IoT devices pose some unique security threats, especially when they are connected to your mobile device. Here are a few steps to increase your IoT device security:

  • Choose a strong password and enable two-factor authentication when possible.
  • When using on your home network, use a strong password for your router and check it’s using a secure Wi-Fi standard.
  • Disconnect old devices that you’re no longer using from your network.

Read more about securing your IoT devices.