Security smarts for smartwatches
- Federal Trade Commission September 22nd, 2017
- Source: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/security-smarts-smartwatches
Article cites research on smartwatch locking methods by Nasir Memon, professor at the department of computer science and engineering at NYU Tandon
Smartwatches have quickly gone from sci-fi to commonplace, and it’s easy to see why. Users can conveniently manage messages, music, fitness, and more right from their wrists as they go about the day. … Experts are looking for ways to make smartwatch security stronger and more convenient—including locking in particular—so keep an eye out for new and easier ways to protect yourself from others getting access to the data on your smartwatch.