Consumer Reports letter to connected camera manufacturers to call for raising security and privacy standards

CR sent a letter (see PDF above) on January 13, 2020, to makers of connected home cameras, DIY security products, and connected doorbells. CR urged the companies to raise the standard of security for their products, and advised them that CR’s ratings will continue to change to reflect the stronger data security and privacy practices are essential for consumer protection.

The letter was sent to the following 25 companies:

Abode
ADT / LifeShield
Arlo
August
Blink
Canary
D-Link
Eufy/Anker
Frontpoint
Guardzilla
Honeywell Home
iSmartAlarm
Logitech
Google/Nest
Netvue
Night Owl
Ooma
Remo+
Ring
Samsung SmartThings
Scout
SimpliSafe
TP-Link
Wyze
Zmodo