7 Easy Steps to Keep Your Home Network Safe

What are some of the best ways to keep your home network safe?

A strong cybersecurity program includes a defense in depth strategy, which means layering defensive security measures to protect assets from digital intruders. 

While many people think about multi-faceted security strategies from an organizational perspective, it’s equally important to think about defense in depth strategies in the context of personal security, particularly when it comes to protecting our home networks.


Download our full guide, 7 Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Safe, for a comprehensive overview on how to improve your home network security by implementing defense in depth strategies at home. Best practices covered in the guide include:

  1. Responsible Network and Password Security
  2. Secure USB Devices and Connectivity
  3. Secure Cloud Services and Connectivity
  4. Restrict Administrator Rights
  5. Implement Network Segmentation
  6. Continually Update Home Network Equipment
  7. Contact the Home Network Equipment Manufacturer

How Can Schneider Downs Help?

The Schneider Downs Cybersecurity team can help your organization develop a robust defense in depth strategy to protect your assets from digital intruders. If you have any questions about defense in depth techniques, tactics, or procedures, please contact our team at [email protected].

About Schneider Downs Cybersecurity

The Schneider Downs Cybersecurity practice consists of experts offering a comprehensive set of information technology security services, including penetration testing, intrusion prevention/detection review, ransomware security, vulnerability assessments and a robust digital forensics and incident response team. In addition, our Digital Forensics and Incident Response teams are available 24x7x365 at 1-800-993-8937 if you suspect or are experiencing a network incident of any kind.

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