One of the primary concerns with ecommerce is security. Whenever transactions are being processed between a vendor and a customer, private information exchanges hands. One of the major worries cited by ecommerce customers is the privacy of their personal and financial information. Therefore, the implementation of security measures by ecommerce vendors is a top priority for maintaining a viable business. In fact, security issues have served as a major thrust in initiating the development of businesses that center solely on ecommerce security solutions.

OBJECTIVES

  • Learn basic concepts in information assurance
  • Learn about security concerns in e-Commerce
  • Define common threats
  • Outline prevention measures