Keeping Your ADS Security System Safe from Hackers

If your ADS Home Security equipment package includes smart home devices, such as an ADS Security Camera or thermostat, you should be advised that extra precautions should be taken to protect your WiFi networks. When installing your ADS Alarm System, 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 ADS Home Security System, it is important to follow recommended guidelines to minimize the chances of being hacked. First, it is best to purchase equipment from reputable smart device manufacturers.

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.
Set up unique passwords for each smart device. T

Make Sure Your Wi-Fi Network is Secure

To keep your ADS 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.

An expert technician can help if you have questions with the ADS Security App or setting up storage parameters for an ADS Security Camera.

Reset to Factory Default Settings

Before you dispose of, sell or give away any of your ADS Alarm System smart devices, make sure to remove all of your data.

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