CIO: Pros and Cons of Using Fitness Trackers for Employee Wellness

…Some employees may hesitate, or even refuse, to share personal activity data due to privacy concerns. For example, a recent post on the Varonis blog mentions five privacy and data security issues related to wearable tech that users should keep in mind.

“Many fitness trackers’ privacy policies are vague and ever-changing, with platitudes that begin with ‘We respect your privacy’ and end with ‘We may share your information with third-parties,'” writes blogger Cindy Ng. (Varonis is a data-governance/management company.)…

Cindy Ng is a technology, business, and design hybrid. She currently writes for Varonis' Inside Out Security blog, covering data security and privacy.