Keeping Your Brinks Security System Safe from Hackers
If your Brinks Home Security equipment package includes smart home devices, be sure to follow the best practices below to ensure that your home network is protected properly.
Research the Device
If you are planning to add 3rd party smart home devices to your Brinks Security System, it is important to follow recommended guidelines to minimize the chances of being hacked.
Register the Equipment
It’s important to register each device. This will accomplish a couple of things:
1. Activate the warranty and
2. qualify you for receiving any firmware updates.
Pay Attention to Passwords
Make sure that you change the default passwords. Try to use different combinations of letters, cases, numbers, and symbols.
Make Sure Your Wi-Fi Network is Secure
To keep your Brinks security system safe, you need to secure the entire home network. Changing the name of the network and the default password is a good place to start
Consider Professional Installation
While the basics of the DIY system install are pretty straight forward, you might want to get professional help to enhance your network security.
Reset to Factory Default Settings