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Internet of Things (IoT) Home Security Systems: security and privacy concerns, vulnerabilities, homes and families.

If the lack powerful standard in this market represents a big concern, it is also critical to remind that, the most common security issues include: Insufficient authorization; Insecure Interfaces; Privacy Concerns and Lack of transport encryption.
Therefore, encourages IoT product manufacturers to accelerate and improve the incorporation of much needed security measures, and recommends users to consider security when choosing a monitoring system for their home; Implementing inter alia: secure home networks; instituting complex passwords, account lockouts and two-factor authentication.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has released its recent report analyzing the balance between security and privacy concerns with development of the IoT devices. While HP released results of a security testingstudy revealing that owners of Internet-connected home security systems may not be the only ones monitoring their homes.