Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
The Sultanate of Oman is witnessing tremendous increase in the usage of internet during past few years. Especially, the growth of the banking industry in Oman is due to the strong economic performance, liberalization of the economy, diversification, major infrastructure developments and accelerated privatization program. This combined growth lead to a considerable increase in E - commerce activities. However, there are growing concerns among the customers of various business sectors about the safety and security of their private information. Therefore, online security is one of the most important issues in building the confidence among online consumers.