Westfield Health

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Trusting basic https security in health-related smartphone apps

Almost everyone has a smartphone, it is the primary means connection to the world around us. Over the last few years we have seen an exponential increase in the development and release of smartphone apps, but what many users do not realise is the type of information they collect and the way they share that information. Think about your health - it is highly sensitive and personal - do you want this information shared openly for anyone to see? No, of course not! But how do you know it is being sent securely? With a prefera of health apps out there, is there any way to check how secure they are? Users have become conditioned to the padlock in their...