Could your smart home get hacked in Louisville? The short answer is "rarely”. A smart home defense from a tech-savvy installer like Vivint protects with high-level encryption and other techniques like IP address masking to deter criminal activity. Only an advanced hacker with an abundance of time, patience, and luck will be successful. Wrongdoers usually prey on less secure networks and a home security system won’t be on the smart hacker's to-do list.
How Vivint protects you from smart home hackers in Louisville
Vivint makes incorporating residential security and home automation devices simple by using wireless technology. However, the avoidance of wired connections could cause more concerns about your home’s online security. Thankfully, Vivint systems offer powerful protections that help thwart a hacker. The ensuing are some examples of how Vivint deters criminal activity:
● Advanced encryption: Theoretically, 1024-bit encryption can be hacked, but it would require a really long time to bypass. Most cyber criminals wouldn’t devote the time, energy, and money to navigate past this level of encryption.
● Hidden IP addresses:It’s hard to hack what you are unable to detect. Vivint takes pride in keeping your smart home isolated by shielding the IP to the rest of the world.
● Updated security patches: Your home defense package must remain one step ahead of the hackers by issuing consistent software and firmware updates.