As Mount Kelvin is a wireless and internet connected solution, special attention has been given to issues related to reliability and security of the system. In brief, a few principles have been followed in all aspects of the system:
Communication between the gateway, cloud backend and mobile app are secured with industry standard SSL encryption, similar to used in the finance industry for mobile banking. Inside the wireless mesh network, the network is secured with a pre shared network key, which is used to secure messages in the network. The initial messaging between the Mesh network and a wireless switch can also be optionally encrypted.