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Smartwatches and Data Security

Posted Mon, July 27, 2015 by Array

Recent reports have indicated that your smartwatch might be a potential security weak point. HP released findings that demonstrate “100 per cent of the tested smartwatches contain significant vulnerabilities, including insufficient authentication, lack of encryption and privacy concerns”.

Our president, Ron Carr, cautions anyone looking at a smartwatch. "“Our partners at HP always help us stay one step ahead of evolving technology. But as consumers, we should be aware of dangers lurking with every technology roll-out. Case in point with this article about smart watches, and the necessary precautions needed when transmitting personal data or connecting smartwatches into corporate networks," he said.

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Tags : technology , wearables , smartwatch