Network security is one of the aspects that has been talked about the most, in the professional field but also in the home. Internet is already a part of our home and this makes it a unique opportunity to access services and comforts but also a risk to our privacy. Nothing can be solved with the right tools and common sense.
The good thing is that those tools are given to you by Movistar and you hardly have to do anything. Browse safely, avoid online fraud or malware infections on your devices and, ultimately, enjoy everything the Internet has to offer without fear of losing your data or having your connected devices hijacked.
In the first line, your Movistar Router. To increase its security features, Secure Connection. Secondly, the Smart WiFi App, which allows you to manage your WiFi network and block unknown devices. And finally, Qustodio, a helper to protect your children’s digital habits, inside and outside the home.
Your Router and Secure Connection
Your Movistar Router is in charge of ensuring the security of your home network. The function of this type of device is to allow or block the input and output of data so that your devices can access the Internet and make it difficult for anyone who wants to access your WiFi or your electronic devices. You do not have to do anything.
And to provide it with more security features, you can activate Secure Connection, a free service for Fusion customers and mobile contract lines. Its objective is to protect any computer, telephone, or device with Internet access while browsing the web or checking e-mail. Home network security safe.
Its main task is to block links suspected of containing malware or participating in phishing scams. You will see a message in the browser indicating the potential for risk. It will be up to you to go ahead or close that window or tab. And best of all, you don’t have to install software on your devices. Secure Connection is integrated into the router itself.
For mobile lines, Secure Connection protects your connections via WiFi and via mobile connectivity (3G, 4G, 5G) to avoid the same security problems. And if you connect to the Internet away from home, you can install the Device Security application. You will find more information on the official page of this service.
Network security with Smart WiFi
More network security tools. With the Smart WiFi App, you can control your home network directly from your smartphone or from your television.
First. You can see the devices connected to your WiFi network. Is any device unknown to you? Block him. As easy as clicking on the device icon and then on the Lock button. You will also have the possibility to change the password of your WiFi networks. And if you have Secure Connection active
, from there you will see the history of neutralized threats and you can download the Device Security application.
Another useful feature of the Smart WiFi App is that it allows you to limit the time of use of the different devices. So your children will know when to play or connect and when to do other tasks at home.