A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This is also true in the world of security. In 2018, we tracked a key growing threat trend – that when just one device in a home or small business (usually the router) is compromised, then the rest of the devices on the network become easy to compromise. With connected devices – known as the Internet of Things – growing faster than any device category in history, it’s increasingly difficult to buy appliances and home goods that do not have some connection over to the internet.

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