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The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Internet Security: Spot scams and protect your online business by Michelle Savage

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3. Combating Data Breaches

When you consider the negative outcomes of online security attacks, including lost information, stolen revenue, distrustful customers, and legal penalties against your insecure business, it’s clear that every merchant can use some effective ways to help combat data breaches.

In this chapter, we’ll look at the impact of data breaches on e-commerce, what you need to do to ensure better security, data breach tactics, and steps you can take now for more protection.

What’s the Impact of a Data Breach?

The growing list of e-commerce websites—of all sizes and industries—hacked for their confidential customer data means that no company is completely safe from online data breaches by sophisticated and malicious hackers.

The ...

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