Important Design Considerations for Electronic Devices - Part 4: Data Security
December 02, 2020
How can you protect your data? Part 4 of Nuvation Engineering's article series discusses the many threats your device can be vulnerable to, and how to implement proper preventative measures in the...
With ever-increasing data comes an ever-increasing need for data security. Bad actors - cybersecurity adversaries trying to get to your data - are getting better and are keeping up with data security advancements.
Data security refers to the protection of data against unauthorized access. This data can be sensor data, algorithms, source code, files, logs, user data, or any other type of information. Different types of data have different intended audiences. For example, source code and algorithms are typically not intended to be accessible by the user. In order to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data, data security can be implemented.