Executive Update

Wear It and Share It: Wearables and Security

Posted February 8, 2017 | Technology |

As the amount of data generated by personal devices increases, supported by the trend of making these devices more personal (i.e., wearable, sewable), so too will the risks of personal privacy violation rise. From the technological perspective, it is important to follow privacy-by-design approaches, incorporating both data encryption and data anonymization techniques. From the perspective of enterprises and users, understanding that “wearing means sharing” is a valuable first step.

About The Author
Charalampos Patrikakis
Charalampos Z. Patrikakis is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of West Attica (UniWA), Greece. He is also Director of UniWA’s Computer Networks & Services Research (CoNSeRT) Lab. Dr. Patrikakis has more than 100 publications in book chapters, international journals, and conferences and has made two contributions to national legis­lation. He is a senior member of IEEE, Associate Editor… Read More
George Loukas
George Loukas is an Associate Professor and head of the IoT and Security (ISEC) research group at the University of Greenwich, UK. He has led several national and international research projects, including coordination of the EUNOMIA project on information trustworthiness in social media as well as a project on cyber hygiene for artificial intelligence applications in domestic life for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Dr.… Read More
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