Eight tips to help secure your connected devices

Connected devices have become an integral part of our lives, enhancing the way we live and work. Nowadays, almost every device that you own can be connected to the internet – from your smartwatch to your fridge through to the pots of your plants. The growing list of connected objects spans across different applications, and includes household appliances, heating and cooling systems, vehicles, health and fitness monitors, and many more.

These devices collect and share data with other objects and systems by connecting with each other and the internet via wireless networks and protocols like WiFi, NFC, 3G, 4G and 5G networks. However, this ability to collect and share data makes them vulnerable to cyberattacks as hackers have used them in the past as entry points to steal valuable information. That’s why keeping them secure is crucial.

Check out our infographic below where we’ve outlined eight useful tips that will help you ensure your connected devices are secure. You can also download it as a pdf here.