Your affordable housing community is becoming smart and connected, but who is responsible for its cybersecurity?

In the span of a few short years, connected devices have entered into the dwellings of millions. Human intervention is no longer necessary to operate the devices — they know when and how to act. While disrupting every corner of the affordable community, who is responsible for the cybersecurity of smart connected devices?

With the increasing number of network connections, the need for cybersecurity is becoming more and more important.

Good Cyber Hygiene in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) World


When it comes to technology, the methods employed by cybersecurity administrators have evolved as rapidly as the users and smart-devices themselves. Modern cybersecurity professionals can all relate - certainly those who practice Good Cyber Hygiene over their internet of things day-to-day.

Trending: why more CEOs will be fired over cybersecurity breaches

In September 2017, Equifax admitted it had been hacked. The breach of sensitive information affected 145.5 million people, with those behind the hack accessing user data including tax identification numbers, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver's license numbers, and credit card information.

Word of the Day: Evil Twin

By: Sarah Todoroff, Content and Social Media Manager
In fictional stories the evil twin is the antagonist of the story. A physical copy of the protagonist but with a radically inverted morality. In security, an evil twin is a term for a rogue Wi-Fi access point (antagonist) that appears to be a legitimate one (protagonist) offered on the premises.