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Wearables That Snitch on Us

3 April 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Over 250 million activity tracking wristbands, smart watches and personal health monitors will be in use by 2020. But given the rapid pace at which new wearables are launched and the predominantly wireless communications with their users, privacy concerns arise. Join expert in wireless networks Dr Paul Patras as he discusses the surveillance risks to which wearables are exposed, the challenges of preserving user privacy and some simple steps that could be taken to avoid tracking…


The University of Edinburgh
Kings Buildings, Max Born Crescent
Edinburgh, EH9 3BF United Kingdom


BCS Edinburgh


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