Will your smart home become hacked in New York City? The short answer is ”not likely”. A smart home plan from a tech-savvy installer like Vivint protects with advanced encryption and cyber-security measures to keep your system safe. Only an advanced hacker with an abundance of time, patience, and luck will have any chance at success. They normally prey on low-hanging fruit that's easy and a home security system isn't typically on their radar.
The ways Vivint keeps you safe from smart home hackers in New York City
Vivint makes the installation of security and home automation components easy through the use of convenient wireless networks. With that in mind, the avoidance of wires might equate to a bit more apprehension about your home’s online security. Luckily, Vivint systems utilize effective safeguards designed to frustrate a hacker. The ensuing are some examples of how Vivint keeps your devices safe:
● Advanced encryption: Technically, 1024-bit encryption can be hacked, but it would require a really long time to get through. The vast majority of thieves are unlikely to devote the time, energy, and money to get through this level of encryption.
● Hidden IP addresses:You can’t hack devices you are unable to detect. Vivint takes pride in keeping your smart home isolated by disguising your IP address to anyone outside of your network.
● Updated security patches: Your security system needs to be ready for the latest threats by sending out frequent updates to the software and firmware.