Home security used to be as simple as locking your doors and windows, but the proliferation of smart home devices has given each house many more digital doors to check. The use of these devices in botnets has stirred anxiety about smart home device security. Users are trying to determine how best to ensure the privacy of their data and the sanctity of their homes in this challenging environment.
End users want to map the functionalities of their homes onto phone taps and voice commands. Even if they’re miles away, they still want to monitor their heat, lock their doors, and check for intruders, all while balancing security and convenience.