The iGPS Watch app uses the latest in security technologies to protect your child’s privacy, including TLS (successor to SSL) protocol and AES-256 encryption. The only people who can track your loved ones are those you personally invite. They are given access only after you send them an invitation through the iGPS Watch app. We take safety and security very seriously and do everything we can to ensure the highest level of care in protecting your information. The Advanced Encryption Standard or AES is a symmetric block cipher used by the U.S. government to protect classified information and is implemented in software and hardware throughout the world to encrypt sensitive data.