Converged Security Solutions | Avast

Converged Security Solutions | Avast
Leena Elias, 3 August 2020

Fully converged router and end-point solutions allow device security for users wherever, whenever, and however they choose to connect



With smartphones, tablets, laptops, and smart devices becoming a mainstay in everyday life, the world has become more mobile and connected than ever. Almost every device can connect to the internet from anywhere. While this is undoubtedly convenient, the large range of devices and variety of methods to connect leaves security vulnerabilities. The answer to this is a fully converged router and end-point solution to guarantee security both in the house and on the go. With all solution features controlled by one app, users can feel protected without the difficulty of managing security through several different mediums and needless onboarding. As more and more connected devices enter our lives and households, a converged security solution is necessary to keep every facet of digital life safe and protected. Tackling the challenge of IoT growth
The growing volume of connected devices per household and increasing diversity of device types has challenged cybersecurity to create extendable solutions and account for these trends.  When it comes to security and parental controls, typical service providers require a client on the protected device. However, embedded firmware into all connected devices may not be the best approach; installing it onto small IoT devices can be very difficult and it is not a scalable solution to cover an entire connected household. This is where a router solution comes into play. By embedding a firmware agent into the router, each individual device is effectively monitored for security and parental control issues. With device I ..