How to Secure IoT Devices
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1 hour 44 minutes
hi and welcome to lessen for death. Three. Off the End Users Cyber Fundamentals Course.
This lesson will focus on how to secure your I O T devices.
In this lesson, you will learn how to secure your i o T network devices and how to secure your i o T devices.
Let's talk about your home network.
This is the network all your I O T devices are connected to.
You can follow the security best practices to secure your home network devices.
Change the default name.
Sometimes the device names can give away the make and model information, which is very useful toe. Hackers
change all the default user names and passwords on your router and any other network devices you may have as defaults. Credentials are documented and accessible via the Internet.
Review all default privacy and security settings.
Some of the device settings
may allow more access than you desire or may have ports enables that you do not need
create a separate network for your I O T devices.
This way, if you're i o t devices get compromised, you will not put your whole network and devices at risk.
Keep software updated
for devices that allow you can turn on auto updates or be sure to periodically check to verify if there are updates for your device.
It is important to keep the security the device current. To decrease the chance of compromise.
Know what devices are connected to your network.
You can give each device its own label
so you can easily recognize what they are and quickly spot a road device connected to your network.
Disable universal plug and play.
This technology allows devices to find and connect to one another
with universal plug and play disabled.
You will have to configure each device individually.
Although this may be convenient for a non technical user, it also makes you more vulnerable to a hacker.
You can also turn on universal plug in play when you are connecting a new device and then disable it when you are finished.
Do not leave it turned on
as hackers use it for remote access to your I O T devices.
How to secure your i o T devices
Onley by from known vendors,
Disabled Universal plug and play as previously discussed.
Keep all I ot devices updated and patched Samos with your network router turn on auto update if possible,
and change all default names and credentials and review all default settings to ensure Onley the features you want to use our enabled.
Should I disabled universal plug and play?
Yes, it is recommended that you to
universal plug and play is usually enabled by default.
To make configuration seamless and transparent for the user,
you should ensure it is disabled. After your devices set up and connected
in today's lesson, we discussed how to secure your i o T device network
as well as your loyalty devices.
Thank you, and I will see you in the next lesson.