SPECTRUM NEWS 1 VIDEO: If you have an Amazon device like Alexa or a Ring doorbell, there’s a new feature that’s been turned on you might not know about – it’s called Amazon Sidewalk.

When activated, it takes a small portion of your Internet to create a low-bandwidth network. Amazon says it’s designed to improve functionality of its devices beyond your front door.

Cyber security expert Dave Newell joins Spectrum News 1 to talk about how this new feature could affect your personal cyber security, what to look for during the setup process and how to easily protect yourself online.