E-Commerce & M-Commerce Security Issues and their Countermeasures

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2016 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 6 Issue - 1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors :  Atul Kumar Pandey, Astitwa Bhargava
DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V28P302


Atul Kumar Pandey, Astitwa Bhargava"E-Commerce & M-Commerce Security Issues and their Countermeasures", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V6(1):8-13 Jan - Feb 2016, ISSN:2249-2593, www.ijcotjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract Internet is growing with an exponential rate, and a rapid increase is also registered in the Internet users especially in the last decade. With the proliferation in the number of Internet users, a simultaneous hike is also seen in mobile users. The advent of Internet and mobile has revolutionized the modern era and forced the society to accept the use of E-commerce and M-commerce due to its enormous benefits. But along with these benefits,security of E-commerce and M-commerce is becoming a global concern. This Research Paper emphasizes on the security issues of E-commerce and M-commerce. The paper also attempts to suggest some countermeasures to address the identified security flaws.


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E-Commerce, M-Commerce, Security Issues, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), SSL, Cardholder Data.