Electronic commerce can be highly beneficial in reducing business costs and in creating new revenue generation opportunity.
The technical infrastructure of the ecommerce (the Internet), however, is subject to abuse, misuse and failure. Unsecured
ecommerce systems can cause substantial damage to organizations.
Secure ecommerce systems is essential to any organizations who conduct businesses on the net. Ecommerce systems can be secured from
applications, network and physical facilities.
- It could cause direct financial loss resulting from fraud,
- It could result loss of business opportunities, and
- It could drastically impair customer confidence.
Application Security for Ecommerce Systems Authetication, Encryption and Digital Signature
Network Security for Ecommerce Systems firewall, virtual private network and private network
Physical Security for Ecommerce Systems procedures and environment
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