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afwriter
afwriter
10/25/2018 10:31:40 PM
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Re: Security
As more consumers continue to be even more security savvy customers won't have a choice but to put more of an emphasis on security. 

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afwriter
afwriter
10/25/2018 10:29:46 PM
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Re: Certain Irony
I guess that would all depend on the consumer's needs/wants. If I were mega-rich and using these security products to protect my mansion I would probably spend the extra money for the highest level of digital protection. 

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freehe
freehe
10/25/2018 10:27:59 AM
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Security
Companies always think of security last. This should be one of the first things companies should think about because it says them make upfront versus paying to recover from a data breach on the back end. 

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
10/24/2018 7:55:17 AM
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Re: Certain Irony
And while it make sense that customers would be concerned about security issues, the question might be whether they will still buy the products if manufacturers upgrade and then charge more.

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Ariella
Ariella
10/23/2018 6:48:53 PM
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Re: Certain Irony
@afwriter Well put. Yes, I have concerns about such things. I did some freelance work for a company that monitored many things for residental buildings. Anyone working at this business could see live updates about package deliveries and other information that one may not want people from the outside to access.

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
10/23/2018 5:40:37 PM
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Re: Certain Irony
We have to make sure we stay vigiliant no matter what and take the necessary steps--something we've talked about throughout--haven't we?

 

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afwriter
afwriter
10/20/2018 11:17:38 PM
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Certain Irony
There is a certain irony in the fact that the devices we buy to make our home physically safer may ultimately make it unsafe in other ways. 

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afwriter
afwriter
10/20/2018 11:16:13 PM
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Personal Responsibility
"Homeowners also want to get suggestions when it's time to update their devices or change their router's password"

I would be one of those people, although I could also argue that it is not the company's responsibility to nanny the customer with this information. 

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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
10/18/2018 7:23:30 PM
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bought it for security
I know I bought my smart home devices for improved security in the first place. Worrying about how secure the devices are themselves leads me to always be aware of better, more secure devices when they come up for sale.

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