Securing Home Automation with Tor
2017-10-21, 16:00–16:30, Galerie

Today the technological worlds centralize principle is to automate each conceivable thing for simplicity in life, providing security,
saving electricity and time.
<cite>Home automation is “The Internet of Things"…The way that all of our devices and appliances will be networked together to provide us with a seamless control over all aspects of our home and more.</cite>

Also a step toward what is referred to as the "Internet of Things," in which everything has an assigned IP address, and can be monitored and accessed remotely.

The idea of automating each appliance in the home is done from many years ago, it started with connecting two electric wires to the battery and close the circuit by connecting load as a light.

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Automation is, unsurprisingly, one of the two main characteristics of home automation. Automation refers to the ability to program and schedule events for the devices on the network. The programming may include time-related commands, such as having your lights turn on or off at specific times each day. It can also include non-scheduled events, such as turning on all the lights in your home when your security system alarm is triggered.

Home automation systems are advancement to the mechanization processes wherein human efforts are needed with the machinery equipments to operate various loads in homes.The popularity of home automation has been expanding incredibly because of much higher reasonableness and straightforwardness through Smartphones and wireless networks.

<cite>"Internet of Things"</cite> is interlinked through these networks; because of the popularity of the home automation is improved by the quality of service provided by the devices. Different home automation systems are developed for automatically on and off the appliances with different applications.

Once you start to understand the possibilities of home automation scheduling, you can come up with any number of useful and creative solutions to make your life better.
In present days most of the automation systems utilize the combination of hardwired and wireless systems for controlling the appliances.

Security is extremely important for achieving this goal. As this worldwide network of interconnected objects can be exploited anywhere by anyone and anytime, it is necessary to enhance it with strong security foundations able to give birth to a world-changing paradigm.

Tor is a cumulative routing system that has helped many towards “Safe and Secure Browsing”.
Tor can be used to secure our Home Automation, and in unlocking its workings, we will avoid being locked out of our smart home physically.