Ring Video Doorbell 3 | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge
Ring has announced that it will soon offer the option to enable end-to-end encryption for the video feeds from its smart doorbells and connected home security cameras. This new higher level of security will be an optional feature and builds upon Ring’s existing encryption features. The company says it will be available for free to all Ring customers and plans to offer the feature by the end of this year.
With end-to-end encryption enabled, the video footage will be encrypted on the camera and can only be decrypted with a key stored on the mobile device used to view the recording. The setting is optional because once end-to-end encryption is enabled, certain features such as accessing the video feed through Alexa on an Echo Show or FireTV…tech, The Verge