If you’ve got a smart phone, or if you’ve got a camera, then chances are that you’ve been asking the question, “Is your wi-fi enabled camera safe and secure?” A lot of people these days have smart phones, and if you’ve got a wireless camera, then this can be even more important. Not only is a wireless camera more convenient, but it’s also a lot more dangerous than an old fashioned wired one.
Now, most people don’t think about this, but even a really simple thing like having your camera set up on your desk in a public location can be dangerous. You don’t know who is on the network. You don’t know whether or not they’re doing something illegal. It’s definitely possible for you to find out that they’re violating the terms of service of a networking site, but what if you never do anything?
This is where a wireless device comes in handy. With a wireless device you can set up your camera anywhere in your house or business, without having to worry about being watched at all times. But wireless cameras aren’t the only option, they’re not even the best option. If you have a computer, a wireless printer, and a wireless network, then you can always be secure. It’s not the best option, but it’s still better than being unprotected.
To answer the question, “Is your wi-fi enabled camera secure?” we need to put some context into the question. We want to know, first off, whether or not someone has managed to access the camera that you have hooked up to the internet.
If they have, then you’ve definitely got a problem. Even if they didn’t manage to access your camera or your network, if they’re on your network they can view your photos. If they’re not on your network, then you’ve got an issue.
So, to answer the question, “Is your wi-fi enabled camera safe and secure?” the answer is only true if you don’t have any view of the camera on your computer. That’s the only way to ensure full security and safety, because even if you have a computer that is connected to the internet (and is, indeed, “connected” to the internet), you can’t view your camera or your photos on anyone else’s computer. You have to have physical access to your network, and that means that the camera won’t be viewable on anyone else’s computer.
This is also why that you must configure the security camera so that it’s not visible on your network. There are software programs out there that will enable you to do this. The problem is that some of these programs don’t work very well and don’t always work. Sometimes, the camera is just disabled on one computer (or denied access to certain computers). But other times, the camera may be viewable on one computer, but not on others.
The best way to really make sure that your camera is viewing itself on other computers is by using what’s called a wireless camera network. With a wireless network, you don’t need to configure your camera for each and every computer that you want to view it on. Instead, you just connect the camera up to one computer and then configure each computer individually. Each computer will then be able to view the camera. And if a computer doesn’t want to view the camera, it won’t. Not only is this the most secure method for viewing your camera on a network, but it’s also the most simple way to get a good image of your home or office space.