Date Added: Jul 2011
The rapid evolution of computing and communication technologies and their standardizations have made the boom in e-commerce possible. Lowering of the cost of operation, increase in the speed of transactions, and easy global reach to customers and vendors have been the reasons for the overwhelming popularity of this new way of commerce. Due to the impersonal nature of communication over the internet, there are many security concerns involved. These concerns range from the verification for the identities of the people concerned, to the protection and validity of data in transfer.