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Norton Core Wi-Fi Router Specs, Price: Symantec Protection System Coming To Your IoT Devices; Brings Faster Bandwidth For Gaming, Streaming

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Symantec launches Norton Core Wi-Fi Router ahead of CES 2017. This security router will provide security features to avoid high-profile hackers to exploit your Smart home devices supported by unlimited Internet of Things (IoT). Symantec added that the Norton Core Wi-Fi Router will receive a regular update to ensure its productivity.

According to Yahoo News, Symantec Norton Core Wi-Fi Router is probably the most powerful home Wi-Fi services coming to American homes this 2017.

Meanwhile, the idea behind Symantec Norton Core Wi-Fi Router is the security parameter to protect the connected devices on your PC which are not included in the protection offered by antivirus software. Meaning, devices like Philip Hue lights and Nest thermostat may avoid getting infected by an exploit because Symantec Norton Core Wi-Fi Router will work to secure it.

Moreover, since IoT gadgets are quite vulnerable to exploits and malware attacks, Norton Core will guarantee the security of such devices by incorporating its technology to a geodesic dome. Symantec tipped that the device functions even better when it is placed out in the open where it can absorb better signal, Engadget reported.

Additionally, Norton Core uses a cocktail of data encryption, secured DNS, and automatic security updates to ensure the safety of your web traffic. Thus, if your encounter an unsafe links, the device will alert you immediately and work on its own to proactively protect your system by quarantining compromised devices to prevent the spread of viruses.

Symantec Norton Core Wi-Fi Router will be available in Silver and Gold colors and has a design that will fit your home design.

Hardware

The new Norton Core Wi-Fi Router has three LAN cable ports. It has 4X4 AC2600 MIMO connectivity that will enable the device to send and receive an enormous amount of data without any blockages.

Security Details

Symantec Norton Core Wi-Fi Router will be available for subscription Norton's Norton Core Security Plus which also provide maximum security to Android, Apple AAPL iOS, Macs, and PCs.

Price

Priced at $199.99, the wireless router can be pre-ordered and will be available to end-users in summer 2017.

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