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Foscam Releases Firmware Update And Offers Top 5 Security Tips For Consumers Using IP Cameras
Firmware update optimizes P2P connection, works with the newest Safari and Firefox browsers and strengthens Foscam’s IP camera security
HOUSTON, Tx., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foscam Inc. announces a new firmware update that optimizes P2P connection, enables the web UI Plugin to work with the newest Safari and Firefox browsers and deploys a strengthened security feature set.
“All Internet of Things (IoT) devices run the risk of being hacked, and this includes IP cameras. At Foscam, our users’ security is our highest priority. IP cameras are more secure and reliable when consumers adopt basic security practices including firmware updates,” says Chase Rhymes, Foscam’s COO.
Foscam routinely engages with network professionals around the world to perform security testing on their cameras. They also provide 24/7 technical support and 2-year replacement warranties, in addition to firmware updates.
Consumers concerned about safeguarding their privacy and securing their IP cameras can follow these simple tips to prevent unauthorized access.
Foscam’s Top Five Security Tips
1) Passwords Protect: Change the username and password. Passwords should be at least 8–10 characters or longer. Use a combination of lower and upper-case letters, numbers and special characters. (Foscam requires users to update their credentials before using the camera.)
2) Firmware Flash: Pay attention to new firmware updates to protect against unauthorized access and security risks. Consumers can download Foscam’s latest firmware here.
3) Perfect Placement: Place cameras up high with a clear view of the surveillance area.
4) Reliable Storage: In the event a camera is damaged or stolen have all backup footage stored on a local computer, NAS drive, SD card or cloud service. Learn more about Foscam cloud services here.
5) Router Check: Always verify your privacy settings on the wifi enabled router or access point and ensure they have strong passwords.
“We urge all consumers to take these easy actionable steps and secure their IP cameras,” states Rhymes. To learn more about Foscam’s camera security see detailed Security Audit.
About Foscam Inc.
Foscam Inc. helps consumers secure and share their world from any place at any time. An innovative designer, developer, and manufacturer of IP surveillance products, Foscam has sold millions of security and surveillance products in more than 60 countries with operations around the world for over 10 years. Foscam is committed to providing consumers the safest, most affordably priced wireless security cameras, equipment and solutions on the market today.
All-In-One Wireless Security System For Home And Business Property Protection -- Foscam Introduces New Indoor/Outdoor 720P WiFi Wireless Security System With 4 Weatherproof IP Cameras And 1TB Network Video Recorder
HOUSTON, TX., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foscam Inc., a global provider of IP Camera solutions and surveillance products, introduces a new all-in-one, easy to install wireless security system, Foscam’s FN3104W-B4. The compact system operates through a wireless network so no wiring is needed. Installation is simple with plug-and-play setup.
Foscam’s all-in-one system includes advanced security features. The 4 bullet cameras have flexible mounting positions and can be mounted indoors and out. After being powered, the cameras can connect to the NVR in the same system automatically. Connecting the NVR to the router allows remote viewing access. Automatic channel selection for sustained WiFi speeds is included. The system automatically selects the best channel to get a more stable network connection and boost WiFi speed. The bandwidth-friendly streaming provides optimum video viewing while saving bandwidth for other smart devices such as TVs, tablets and phones.
Consumers can securely view and control the system locally and remotely through online access and the free Foscam NVR iOS and Android mobile apps. The 1TB hard drive is preinstalled and offers 24/7 recording and 14 day playback history. The 30 Infrared IR-LEDs provide 66-feet IR range of clear night vision. The weatherproof IP66-rated housing ensures protection against harsh weather year round with an operating temperature range of 14-140 degrees Fahrenheit.
Foscam FN3104W-B4 Security System Features
- NVR and cameras auto-connect to wireless network, easy setup
- 4-CH live viewing and 4-CH synchronous playback with sharp 720P HD video
- Remote and local viewing via Foscam NVR App, browsers like IE, Firefox, Safari or monitor display
- 24/7 recording by supporting hard drive up to 4TB and 66ft IR range
- Smart motion detection alerts push to email & FTP, alerts when something’s up
Foscam introduces The FN3104W-B4 720P WIFI NVR Security System For $349.99 MSRP.
About Foscam Inc.
Foscam Inc. helps consumers secure and share their world from any place at any time. An innovative designer, developer, and manufacturer of IP surveillance products, Foscam has sold millions of security and surveillance products in more than 60 countries with operations around the world. Foscam is committed to providing consumers the safest, most affordably priced wireless security cameras, equipment and solutions on the market today.
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