Top 10 Security Stories From August 2017

All the major security news and events you may have missed from the month of August.

Top 10 Security Stories From August 2017

SSI‘s top stories from August were dominated by smart home news.

Readers were extremely interested in Honeywell’s announcement of integration with Google Home. After a slow start, Google’s speaker assistant has seen a number of new integrations over the course of the summer.

After being acquired by Black Eyed Peas mastermind, Wink announced it will make its own Z-Wave security peripherals for the first time.

SSI readers were especially vocal about news of a backyard surveillance bill signed in New York City that allows people to sue their neighbors over surveillance cameras they feel are obtrusive.

While some disagree with the new law, many commenters on Facebook said as long as a person’s surveillance camera is installed properly, there shouldn’t be anything to worry about.

No stranger to making the news, ADT released the results of a survey that revealed Millennials have high anxiety when it comes to physical safety.

To read these full stories and see what else made the list, view the slideshow above!

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