Xbox One this product meets our minimum security standards
Microsoft $249 - $499

Xbox One

Review Date 10/23/19

Xbox brings you into the world of Halo, Forza, Gears of War and lots more. There’s the standard Xbox One S and the more expensive and powerful One X. Shoot, jump, play, watch, listen, just remember to unplug after a while. Yes Master Chief!

Minimum Security Standards

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Overall Security Rating
5/5 star
Encryption
Yes
Uses encryption in transit and at rest.
Security updates
Yes
Does it get regular software/firmware updates?
Strong password
Yes
Do you have to create a strong password?
Manages vulnerabilities
Yes
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
Privacy policy
Yes
Does it have a privacy policy?

Can it snoop on me?

Camera
Device: No | App: N/A
Microphone
Device: Yes | App: N/A
Tracks Location
Device: Yes | App: N/A

How does it handle privacy?

How does it share data?
Xbox says it does not share your data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes. When you play games offered through other companies on the platform, you may share your data with those third parties.
Can you delete your data?
Yes
Parental controls?
Yes
Collects biometrics data?
Yes
Microsoft collects and may review voice data (such as voice search requests or samples of voice commands) from interactions with the Xbox.
User friendly privacy info?
Yes
Xbox's privacy information is written in fairly simple language but could be more accessible.
Links to privacy information
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What could happen if something went wrong

Be aware that while Xbox doesn't share your data with third parties, some of the games you play on the Xbox made by other companies might be collecting and sharing your data.

How to contact the company

Phone Number No
Email No
Twitter XboxSupport

Updates

How to Boost Your Game Console’s Security
Lifehacker
No matter your game console, you need to add a passcode and two-factor authentication. You can do it either through your Web browser or on the console itself. Sorry, but you’re out of excuses of why you haven’t secured your account from people looking to steal your personal information.

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