Do I really need a certificate for my router?

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This is just a general question. If I use a VPN to access my one ip camera and don’t access my router from outside my LAN, do I really need HTTPS?

#2

Probably not.  

#3

That’s what I thought. Thanks for such a quick reply!

#4

That depends…
If your internal network uses WiFi or extends to/through any untrusted/insecure network… then maybe.
But HTTPS alone does not imply a secure system.
HTTPS alone can only serve to obscure the conversation (and can also be used to hide login info).

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