Category: Security

Hoverboards are not UL Listed! Is your Power Switch?

Published on January 6, 2016

Costs of Downtime, iBoot, Industry News, Security

With all the news about hoverboards catching fire,  it is clear that we all need to think more about product safety.  Something catches the consumers’ eye, becomes the hot new thing and then literally becomes the hot new thing.  Suddenly there are concerns over safety,  liability  and  insurance coverage.   The case with these hoverboards became acute very quickly.  Now…

“Your iBoot will save lives”

Published on September 26, 2013

iBoot, Security, Unique Applications

We like to think that we fulfill an important mission, keeping networks reliable and minimizing downtime.  We try not to use too much hyperbole in touting our significance in the lives of other people, but sometime we hear from users that moves us to tear of pride.  I will share one of those letters with you: “I am the Senior…

Keeping Baby Monitors Secure

Published on September 6, 2013

Industry News, Internet of Things, Security

Yesterday’s news regarding the FCC censure of Trendnet for lax security measures that allow unsophisticated hackers to view home camera feeds has sharpened the focus on the Internet of Things (IoT).  As more devices become network connected, and these devices play a more critical role in our daily lives, we need to be mindful of how much of our cherished…