Doug Bedell — May 29, 2018, 1:01 pm

U.S. Homeland Security Updates Internet Safety Tips


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated its guidance from 2015 on home network security via the internet.

“Home network security,” DHS explains, “refers to the protection of a network that connects devices to each other and to the internet within a home. Whether it’s staying in touch with friends and family, paying your bills electronically, or teleworking, the internet enables us to accomplish tasks more efficiently and conveniently from the comfort of our own homes.

“However, as we increasingly embed technology into our daily lives, the risk of security issues also increases. As a result, it’s imperative that home users understand and remain vigilant about the risks of being connected to the internet and the importance of properly securing home networks and systems.”
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Read on. This sort of guidance is important to heed in traveling the internet whether from home or office.

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