As the Apple Watch and other Smart Watches gain momentum, we’ve seen increasing adoption in the business world. These wearable devices have done a lot for the productivity of employees. But a concern that must be raised is what security gaps exist in these devices? Hackers are always looking for ways to infiltrate company networks and data, and wearables are just one more opportunity for them to find a hole or weakness. Without a doubt, because of their access into e-mail, there are certain precautions that must be taken to ensure that company information cannot be compromised. Here are a few ways to increase the security of wearable devices.
Technology is an amazing thing, but in the words of Spiderman, with great power comes great responsibility. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with allowing wearable technology into your workplace, if you are careful in how you manage it. Be sure to utilize passcodes, loss control applications, mobile device management and a BYOD policy to protect your company and your company data.
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