Norton Core, A Digital Safety Solution for Connected Homes
Norton Introduces Elegantly Designed Norton Core, A Digital Safety Solution for Connected Homes
Norton Core is a uniquely-designed, high-performance Wi-Fi router that is available and will change the way people secure their connected homes.
Today's home networks, bursting with connected devices, thermostats, smart televisions and refrigerators, need exceptional security to protect against malware, viruses, and suspicious activity. Yet, many consumers don't understand these devices can be an easy on-ramp for hackers to access their home networks. The Norton Byber Security Insights Report found 65 percent of U.S. consumers believe connected devices are made with security in mind, even though Symantec uncovered vulnerabilities in more than 50 different categories of IoT devices.
"We've all seen the high-profile attacks in recent months and know that hackers are now exploiting an array of connected devices as a new means to access personal and financial information", said Fran Rosch, executive vice president, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. "Norton is extending our digital safety platform in an innovative way - to now include a wireless home router with an atypical artisanal design - to help our customers incorporate security more personally and elegantly into their homes".
Designed for connected homes
Unlike conventional routers, Norton Core was built to secure and protect connected homes. To provide strong wireless coverage, Norton Core has a unique antenna array inside a geodesic dome of interlocking faces, inspired by defense and weather radars deployed in the extreme reaches of the globe. Norton Core's unique mathematical design encourages users to place it out in the open, as part of their home décor, providing a strong, unobstructed Wi-Fi signal.
Superior and customizable parental controls
Norton Core comes with convenient and customizable tools allowing users the flexibility to set parameters that work for their home. Parents can easily set limits for each child for daily internet use, filter out inappropriate content, and even pause the entire home network so the family can enjoy dinner together. If an attempt is made to visit an unauthorized site, access will be blocked and parents will receive a notification.
"As more and more consumers are automating their lives at home, there are many considerations to evaluate with regard to how protected their data is, what data is being shared from their connected devices, and how their connected devices are managed within their home", said Robert Westervelt, Research Manager, IDC. "There are potential pitfalls that come with the convenience of home connectivity, but consumers can take steps to protect themselves and their devices with the right level of security."
Unparalleled performance, security and complete digital safety
Norton Core fundamentally changes the equation as it is built consciously, with security as the primary consideration. From data encryption, to secure DNS, to automatic security updates, Norton Core will secure connected homes with state of the art security.
Norton Core is designed with speed, coverage, reliability, ease of use and security as top considerations for all of the notebooks, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, gaming consoles, Wi-Fi thermostats, IP cameras and other connected devices in a home. A few key product highlights include: