Smart home trends are driving more digital technology into the devices around us. Our appliances, environment- tal controls, security systems, door locks are all using computing and connectivity to bring more capability and control to our fingertips. Since homeowners aren’t ex- perts in technology and security, these technologies must be more reliable, secure and easy to use than traditional IT systems have so far been able to achieve.


  • Appliances
  • Door Locks
  • Thermostat
  • HVAC
  • Security System
  • Home Electronics

Further Reading


  • Home Automation devices contain multiple vulnerabilities –Mike Davis, US-CERT, 2014
  • Home Invasion 2.0 –Crowley, Bryan & Savage, Black Hat USA, 2013
  • Hacking Home Automation Systems –Fouladi & Ghanoun, Black Hat USA, 2013


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