Wearables: Security of Things

By Marc Bown In this session, we discussed wearable security, taking into account considerations and constraints unique to wearables and IoT devices. In this session, we used Fitbit’s architecture and experience to frame a discussion around wearable security challenges and best practices. We explored threats that wearable devices face and considered how the unique constraints of wearable devices affect the ability to address those threats. The discussion quickly centered around two basic security controls that IoT devices such as wearable fitness trackers require: encryption and updatability. …

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