Wearable technology: Security’s next dilemma?

Examining the benefits and potential shortfalls of next-generation communication devices

What once may have considered to be a passing fad, wearable technology, like smartphones, will likely become an integral part of most people’s lives in the next few years.  Individual devices must meet the test of the marketplace and public acceptance but the concept is here to stay and the security community would be well advised to adapt to the security concerns that arise and take advantage of the security enhancements that such technology will bring.

About the Author: Dr. Steven Hausman is President of Hausman Technology Presentations and Consulting (www.HausmanTech.com).  He speaks professionally and conducts briefings on a wide array of topics related to technology, science and security that include nanotechnology, robotics, 3D printing, bionics (artificial limbs and organs) and radio frequency identification (RFID).  He can be contacted via his website or his LinkedIn profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenhausman.