Holy sweat! Wearables have THREE attack surfaces

The device, the app and the cloud, and your development lifecycle isn’t fit enough to catch up

By Simon Sharwood

Black Hat Asia Wearable devices – and anything that relies on an app to help with configuration – has at least three attack surfaces and your existing secure development lifecycle probably isn’t going to cope with the complexity that creates.

So said Kavya Racharla, a security research manager for Intel’s Sports Group, and Deep Armor founder and CEO Sumanth Naropanth at the Black Hat Asia conference in Singapore today.

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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/