Reimagining the router: Friend or foe?
With the number of Wi-Fi enabled devices in each household rising, the ISP-provided WiFI modem (or Customer Premises Equipment, CPE) stops being the humble little box that enables broadband access for their subscribers. But if ISPs are to succeed with their connected home strategy, the CPE needs to be future-proof to be able to support a range of new and future services, and it has to address the growing threat of cybercriminals looking to breach both their subscribers’ home devices and their own infrastructure.
What mechanisms are available today? How can ISPs ensure securing the CPE is done correctly?