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Home Network Segmentation: A Must In The IoT Era

Home Network Segmentation: A Must In The IoT Era

Over my career, in addition to teaching computer science at the undergraduate and graduate levels at numerous universities, I have also created and managed some corporate cybersecurity education programs. In both I've found that getting the more critical concepts across to people is most effective when the message is personalized and can be applied at home as well as in their work.

Why Network Segmentation Makes Sense in Your Home 

Network segmentation is a simple concept that has been used by network administrators for decades, but only recently have we seen a real need to apply this concept in the home. There are a number of contributing factors:

1.     The rapid growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices being added to home networks.