The home network is often underestimated when it comes to cyber criminals and security. After all, why would a criminal concentrate on one house? The reality is that home networks are often regarded as the low-hanging fruit of the cyber criminal world. With an inherent lack of management, updates, and security in place—all typical of routers and connected devices—the opportunities for a criminal to penetrate these networks is high and with even higher gains.
The secret is to follow a few simple actions that can protect your family, your data, and even your employer—all by limiting access to the network as a whole.