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Enterprises Must Establish Clear Security Protocols for Wearables

A recent article this week by MobileMarketingWatch.com discusses the research by ABI Research which forecasted that Enterprise Wearable camera shipments will reach nearly 24 million by 2022. It points out that security protocols will need establishing, since as growth increases, so will privacy and data protection concerns.

The research indicates that the enterprise wearable camera market will continue to see growth through law enforcement, field services, and first responder applications due to their ability to collect evidence and record interactions.  They do express their concerns, however, about privacy and data protection.

Stephanie Lawrence, Research Analyst at ABI Research said “Despite clear advantages to the usage of this technology, enterprises fear attacks from cybercriminals and data theft. With massive data leaks often reaching mainstream news, public concern is rising over the security of wearable camera recordings, including who has access to such footage and for how long.”

To read ABI’s research on the Enterprise Wearable Cameras: Devices, Use Cases and Supplier Ecosystem Analysis report click here.