Anyone concerned about the privacy and security of their smart home system may be interested in a new piece of hardware called AKITA which has been specifically designed to help protect your smart home set up from Internet of Things hacks and and unwanted snooping. AKITA acts as a watchdog to your smart home providing alerts when anything untoward is detected. AKITA It is also equipped with technology that gets smarter over time allowing you the highest levels of security together with easy hassle free setup and monitoring. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the AKITA smart home privacy system created by a team of developers based in San Francisco, California.
The designers of AKITA explain more about its functionality and how it can help secure your home smart system by scanning blocking and notifying thanks to the companion application which is available for both Android and iOS devices.
Akita scans your network for any unusual activity and immediately shuts it down. All-the-while letting you know an attempt was made to invade your privacy. Akita uses military-grade security protection that’s been retrofitted for the home. Then, if you run into any issues, we can remotely preserve and restore your privacy with the help of our always on-call privacy experts at Axi.us Akita uses threat intelligence, behavioral analysis, machine learning and doesn’t slow your connection at all. Importantly, it doesn’t use deep packet inspection.
The IPS security method means that Akita analyses sources that IoT devices should be communicating with and instantly flags any anomalies. If anything comes up, our experts at Axi.us are on standby for any of your security concerns. Unlike some riskier solutions, we don’t utilize DPI (Deep Packet Inspection).
For more information jump over to the official Kickstarter campaign page by following the link below. AKITA Is available to back with earlybird pledges starting from $79 and shipping expected to take place during April 2018.