securityfore-commerce.pptx - ECOMMERCE SECURITY REQUIREMENTS Santosh Hamal Introduction Contents Threats Threats to information security Acts of Human

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ECOMMERCE SECURITY REQUIREMENTS Santosh Hamal
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Introduction Contents Threats Threats to information security Acts of Human Error or failure Espionage/Trespass Network Security Goals Some key factors for success in E- commerce The EC Security Environment: The Scope of the Problem Dimensions of E-commerce Security Security Threats in the E-commerce
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threats A threat is an object, person, or other entity that represents a constant danger to an asset. various kinds of threats facing Management must be informed of the the organization. By examining each threat category, management effectively protects information through policy, education, training, and technology
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Acts of Human Error or failure Include acts done with no malicious intent. Caused by: Inexperience Improper training Incorrect assumption Other circumstances Employees are greatest threats to information security- they are closest to organization data. Employee mistakes can easily lead to the following: Revealing classified data Entry of erroneous data Accidental deletion or modification of data Storage of data in unprotected areas Failure to protect information Many of threats can be prevented with controls .
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Network Security Goals Confidentiality : only sender, intended receiver should understand message contents - sender encrypts the message - Receiver decrypts the message - Privacy Integrity: sender and receiver want to make sure that the message are not altered without detection Availability : service must be available to user ( instead of “Non- repudiation” in security service) Authentication : sender and receiver want to confirm the identify of each other access control: service must be accessible to users
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Providing value to customers Providing service and performance Look Advertising Personal attention Providing a sense of community Providing reliability and security Providing a 360-degree view of the customer relationship Some key factors for success in E- commerce
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Dimensions of E-commerce Security Integrity : ability to ensure that information being displayed on a Web site or transmitted/received over the Internet has not been altered in any way by an unauthorized party Non-repudiation : ability to ensure that e-commerce participants do not deny (repudiate) online actions Authenticity : ability to identify the identity of a person or entity with whom you are dealing on the Internet Confidentiality : ability to ensure that messages and data are available only to those authorized to view them Privacy : ability to control use of information a customer provides about himself or herself to merchant Availability : ability to ensure that an e-commerce site continues to function as intended
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Dimensions of E-commerce Security
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Security Threats in the E-commerce Environment Three key points of vulnerability: Client Server Communications channel
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