The future has arrived, and most of us have some form of home network that connects devices, baby monitors, and other electronic devices to one another as well as the internet. Many of us also overestimate the security of our networks and underestimate the potential for others to hack into them.
The truth is that most of our home networks are susceptible, and hackers’ abilities have advanced significantly over time. Here are a few options for securing your home network:
Software should be updated on a regular basis. This can be inconvenient, but it is necessary for keeping your network up to date and secure.
Remove any software, services, or programs that you don’t need. Every network system requires a thorough cleaning on a regular basis. The programs/apps you no longer use can leave security flaws on your system, allowing hackers to gain access.
Strong password security methods should be implemented. Make sure your password is strong and that you update it frequently.
Use antivirus software to protect yourself. This will verify that your network is clear of bugs that could render it vulnerable.
Simply said, keeping your network up to date and cleaning it out on a regular basis makes it safer and less prone to cyber threats. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or issues!
We are Independent Agents in Lake Charles, Louisiana, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Lyons Insurance represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies. Therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.