Privacy Issues and Solutions for Consumer Wearables

Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally

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44 Scopus citations


Consumer wearables have emerged as disrupting devices that benefit citizens in areas such as mobile health, fitness, security, and entertainment. The mass adoption of these devices not only generates high revenues but also exposes important privacy issues. The authors identify some of the major privacy issues associated with consumer wearables and explore possible solutions to address privacy concerns.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7950844
Pages (from-to)46-56
Number of pages11
JournalIT Professional
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

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  • Privacy
  • Security
  • consumer wearables
  • privacy and wearables
  • sensing
  • wearable devices
  • wearables

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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