's Privacy Guide:

Turn on the news and you’ll see countless stories about security breaches, hackings, and general misuse of customer information. How well do the products that millions of users have at home, like security cameras, security systems, and video doorbells, as well as the software on their devices, from VPNs to identity theft protection services, protect their personal information?

We’ve tested and researched the most popular smart home and digital security products for how well they protect users’ personal information, examining categories such as encryption methods, software updates, password requirements, vulnerability management systems, privacy policies, and other factors. Using a rigorous rubric, we’ve quantified the true security level of each product so that users can be better equipped to protect their personal information and prevent events such as hackings and identity theft, among others.

  • Security Systems
  • Doorbell Cameras
  • VPN
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Antivirus Software
  • Password Manager
  • Smart Home