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E-Commerce Security and Fraud Issues and Protections

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Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. 1.

    Understand the importance and scope of security of information systems for EC.

  2. 2.

    Describe the major concepts and terminology of EC security.

  3. 3.

    Understand about the major EC security threats, vulnerabilities, and technical attacks.

  4. 4.

    Understand Internet fraud, phishing, and spam.

  5. 5.

    Describe the information assurance security principles.

  6. 6.

    Describe the major technologies for protection of EC networks, including access control.

  7. 7.

    Describe various types of controls and special defense mechanisms.

  8. 8.

    Describe consumer and seller protection from fraud.

  9. 9.

    Discuss enterprisewide implementation issues for EC security.

  10. 10.

    Understand why it is so difficult to stop computer crimes.

  11. 11.

    Discuss the future of EC.

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Turban, E., Whiteside, J., King, D., Outland, J. (2017). E-Commerce Security and Fraud Issues and Protections. In: Introduction to Electronic Commerce and Social Commerce. Springer Texts in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham.

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