AS COMPUTER AND NETWORK TECHNOLOGY continues to burrow into the devices we depend on for daily connectivity, there is a clear and present danger for all connected devices. The incidences of hacking occurring on massive numbers of installed devices means that — for adequate cyber security protection — equipment such as IP cameras may well need to have their software upgraded to install security patches, stability fixes and potentially new features. It is important to consider that when software is written for a specific product, it likely is programmed to protect the device from currently-known hacker attack methods. Every day, new hacks and attacks are developed by the “bad” guys. Software writers can’t protect against the “zero day” attack methods that have yet to be invented.