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Best TV streaming services of 2018: SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and more | TechHive

TechHive created this guide to compare the features of all the current TV streaming bundles. The guide lists which devices each streaming service supports, provides a full side-by-side channel list, and provides TechHive bottom-line recommendations. The guide also shares the latest TV streaming news, and links to in-depth reviews about how each service works.

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Securing Your Home Network

Security Tip (ST15-002)

Home Network Security

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) US-CERT has released revised guidance for securing home networks. Apart from the standard advice of updating software regularly, creating strong passwords, and being wary of possible malicious links, users are advised to install a firewall and enable wireless security on routers.

Home network security refers to the protection of a network that connects devices to each other and to the internet within a home. Whether it’s staying in touch with friends and family, paying your bills electronically, or teleworking, the internet enables us to accomplish tasks more efficiently and conveniently from the comfort of our own homes. However, as we increasingly embed technology into our daily lives, the risk of security issues also increases. As a result, it’s imperative that home users understand and remain vigilant about the risks of being connected to the internet and the importance of properly securing home networks and systems.

 

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https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST15-002