IoT = Internet of Things not configured correctly

Folks plug in their devices, fridges, web/security cams, toasters, … BUT it seems (almost) noone has ever heard of bandwidth management. sure, it’s a bit complicated, and one needs to know their (paid-for) bandwidth, needs for certain devices, protocols etc – but when a webcam or a fridge has full gigabit access in&out that worries me. just gotta mention mirai and DDoS, and you see why it’s important. most people however do not want to pay more for any advice, they just goto frys, bestbuy, costco etc and pickup cameras, and expect everything to magically work. thanks to DHCP it does, many times, but one day they’ll find out WHY there are IT folks that actually take the time “to read the F manual” (and hopefully get some $ for it) …