E-Commerce and Security

Business / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
Concerns re: internet security, role of cryptography, how various types function to maintain secure internet transactions.

“As e-commerce becomes integrated into the daily activities of businesses and consumers, there is increased concern about security and the Internet. This research examines the importance of the issue and the role that cryptography can play in computer security.

Importance of Security to E-Commerce
In addition to millions of consumers around the world who buy and sell on the Internet, banking is also becoming an increasingly popular activity for consumers. In 1999, analysts estimated that more than two million consumers (or approximately two percent of all American households) used the Internet to pay bills. It was estimated that there are 5.8 Americans who use the Internet to conduct on-line transactions, and of these, 1.3 million use the Internet to…”


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