Authored By: Mike Lynch, Chief Strategy Officer | November 5, 2018
|Wearables have evolved past simple fitness tracking or productivity tools to becoming financial and payment vehicles which can be used to access your bank account at select banks, and even make payments in some stores.
However, as functionality grows, so do the security concerns for wearables. Similar to other devices such as smartphones, the wearable device is vulnerable to hacking, malware, or data compromise. And if certain wearables are compromised, your personal data, payment information or bank account information could be at risk. And of course, consumers using wearables are just as vulnerable to phishing as they are on any platform where they log in with credentials, similar to applications on their PCs and smartphones.
Read the full article here to find out about the security required to protect wearables.