Nearly 2/3 of U.S. Broadband Households Have Security and Privacy Concerns When Using Their Connected Devices

by | Apr 25, 2018 | Market Research | 0 comments

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According to a white paper recently released by Parks AssociatesResidential Security and Encryption: Setting the Standard, Protecting Consumers, 64% of U.S. broadband households are concerned about security and privacy when using their connected devices.

Parks Associates also found that a majority of U.S. home security system owners believe their industry addresses cyber security threats; they believe that their wireless signals are encrypted although this is not standard practice.

The white paper details the following:

  • Key security system areas with potential vulnerabilities: sensors, panels, the network.
  • Key challenges of cybersecurity in residential security.
  • Risks in use of one-way, unencrypted sensors.
  • Opportunities to address concerns about data security.
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