Security Concerns of Wearable Technology

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Contributed by Mansur Abdulraheem

Wearable technology has grown extremely popular. From smartwatches to glasses, there are a variety of wearables that are now available to consumers for various purposes. Most consumers purchase these devices for ease of data access. Smartwatches may be used to avoid having to pull out their phone to collect basic information such as the weather forecast or to quickly read a text message or calendar reminder. Activity trackers help one improve on their workout and assist in tracking performance over time. Smart glasses allow us to better document our trips and experiences to help share with friends and family. So what happens to the data collected by wearables?

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