The im­por­tance of keep­ing data safe

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Short Story By Teresa Ashby -

Health apps on smart­phones or tablets could put peo­ple with de­men­tia at risk un­less the apps safe­guard their per­sonal data. US re­searchers say some apps made to aid suf­fer­ers have in­ad­e­quate pri­vacy poli­cies and data pro­tec­tion warn­ings. Peo­ple af­fected by de­men­tia may not re­alise this and be vulnerable to scams, so car­ers need to be ex­tra vig­i­lant on their be­half.

Apps put de­men­tia suf­fer­ers’ data at risk

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