Keeping "smart homes" safe from hackers

Science fiction has long promised us a future with flying cars, jetpacks, and robotic home appliances that are smart enough to run themselves. Flying cars and jetpacks are still a long way off, but smart home technology is here and becoming more sophisticated every day. What will it take to get these high-tech devices adopted in homes across America -- and to keep them safe and secure?

The Internet of Things

As tech giants enter the race to empower your home -- with Apple's recent launch of HomeKit and Google's acquisitions of Nest Labs and Dropcam -- the so-called "Internet of Things" seems poised to move into the home appliance market in a big way.

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