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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Home Network Security

While there are many benefits of having a connected home where all your technology works together, there’s one glaring drawback for many potential clients. What if someone hacks your home networking system? Not only would they get access to your computer’s information, but also to your security system, climate control and more. The integrators at Relative Home Systems make it their priority to strengthen your network’s security protocols in order to protect your family’s safety and privacy.

SEE MORE: Is Your Network Equipped to Handle a Connected Home?

Buying the Right Equipment

Many of the new connected devices on the market –from thermostats to speakers—where created with convenience in mind, not security. For our Savant or Crestron automation systems, we bring together only products with an established track record of performance and security. We ensure all your connected devices include the necessary software to reduce the risk of viruses or malware.

It all begins with a router with enhanced security features. For example, Pakedge routers come with a multi-layer security system. Through the use of firewalls, VPNs and guest networks, they can reduce the risk of outside parties hacking the system. For advanced systems, like a full home automation solution, go with a Unified Threat Management system which lets an administrator monitor your system for any security vulnerabilities or issues.

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5 Ways to Strengthen Your Home Network Security

While there are many benefits of having a connected home where all your technology works together, there’s one glaring drawback for many potential clients. What if someone hacks your home networking system? Not only would they get access to your computer’s information, but also to your security system, climate control and more. The integrators at Relative Home Systems make it their priority to strengthen your network’s security protocols in order to protect your family’s safety and privacy.

SEE MORE: Is Your Network Equipped to Handle a Connected Home?

Buying the Right Equipment

Many of the new connected devices on the market –from thermostats to speakers—where created with convenience in mind, not security. For our Savant or Crestron automation systems, we bring together only products with an established track record of performance and security. We ensure all your connected devices include the necessary software to reduce the risk of viruses or malware.

It all begins with a router with enhanced security features. For example, Pakedge routers come with a multi-layer security system. Through the use of firewalls, VPNs and guest networks, they can reduce the risk of outside parties hacking the system. For advanced systems, like a full home automation solution, go with a Unified Threat Management system which lets an administrator monitor your system for any security vulnerabilities or issues.

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Is Your Network Equipped to Handle a Connected Home?

There was once a time when your home networking consisted of your phone, fax and home computer. Now it also includes your laptop, smartphone, tablet, cable box, music, cameras and more. We’re living in the connected era, making a robust network the backbone of any home. Wondering if your current system is up to the challenge? Relative Home Systems shows you how you can get quick, reliable service for all the devices in your Houston, Texas home.

See More: The Beauty and Benefits of a Connected Home

Increase the Performance of Your Smartphone and Tablet

What’s the connected device you use most in your home? You’re probably using it right now to read this blog. We use smartphones for everything in our lives and there’s no reason we should be suffering through slow data or interrupted service in our own homes. Enhance the performance of your smart phone or tablet with cellular booster systems. These systems capture outside signals from nearby towers and enhance the signal for indoor use.

If you would rather rely on your home’s wi-fi network, you can add Pakedge Wireless access points that relay your router signal to ensure you get blanket coverage throughout your space. Pakedge’s SectorMaxx technology works three times faster than conventional wireless technology to make sure your connection stays consistent whether you’re checking emails or streaming music.

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