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Cyber Security

5 Cyber Tips Before You Rip Into Gifts

According to a Comcast survey, 58% of respondents plan to buy at least one WiFi-connected device this holiday season. The most vulnerable are sometimes the ones you least expect, including gifts for kids.

As demand for connected devices climbs – up 25% from 2020 – cyber safety and preparedness hasn’t kept pace. Every new device added to a home network presents a fresh chance for bad actors to find weaknesses. And there’s no bigger influx of devices coming online than during the holidays.

The good news: there are simple measures to prevent cyber grinches from spoiling the fun. Here are five tips to protect your home and loved ones this holiday season.