First, let’s tell you what security is not. Security is not safety.
Security is on everyone’s mind at this festive time of year. As more and more consumers move their shopping online, e-commerce security and the security of personal information naturally comes to the forefront. But what is security?
It’s a large and nebulous topic to which entire areas of study are dedicated, and the average website owner can’t be expected to be an expert, let alone a consumer. That’s why we’re taking this opportunity to answer this question and hopefully provide a foundation of understanding to help all site owners and consumers better assess their security needs.