Increased connectivity, smart homes, wearable watches and innovative connected devices are quickly changing the way we think, function and live. The “things” consist of a panoply of devices that provide a perceived value or service to consumers. The devices are intuitive, functional and provide a practical function. The IoT is not some far-fetched, future reality that has yet to be realized. Far from it, connected devices that make up the Internet of Things outnumbers the population of the world by 3 to 2. The rise of the Internet of Things makes life easier for consumers, but will also require advanced threat defense strategies to protect consumers from data theft and other invasions of privacy using aggressive measures including advanced threat defense.
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By Jared Jaureguy. With all the advantages that wearable data poses, there are certainly certain risks involved as well.