Smart home network and devices

Authored by: Abbas Moallem

Human-Computer Interaction and Cybersecurity Handbook

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138739161
eBook ISBN: 9781315184319
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With the speedy expansion of the Internet and Internet-based technologies in homes, the connection of a household to an Internet service provider has become as common as connecting to the basic utility providers for electricity and gas. According to Internet Live Stats (2016), 88.5% of the United States, and 40% of the world population, are Internet users. Users, moreover, are not typically satisfied with having just their computer connected to the Internet. They need wireless connections at home for their computer devices, and cross access connections that allow them to view, modify, and control their computer devices. Users also need to control and monitor security and problem-solve to maintain an uninterrupted Internet connection and a secure network.

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