eCommerce is an umbrella term for any kind of transaction made over the internet, which incorporates various kinds of stores and services that lets you avail of almost everything present over the web from booking a trip to leveraging cyber security solutions.
Mushrooming at a CAGR of 56-60%, eCommerce may potentially expand to US$16–20 billion in 2025. Kratikal assists the retailer to get compliant, achieving better shielding for vulnerable data, and becoming capable to combat the most advanced security threats while alleviating costs. Read More...
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Phishing is a tactic used to shoot false communications, seems to come from an authentic source, over the mail in order to invade users’ credentials or other sensitive information for notorious activity
A kind of threat is caused by an employee with legitimate or privileged access to the company’s assets, either intentionally or mistakenly, which can be jeopardized by malicious actors, in case, a data prevention policy is missing.
Software or application flaws could be exploited, which would ultimately result in data breaching. For financial and other reasons, cybercriminals identify the app's weakness and compromise it.
To ensure that users' data remain safe and accessible, put efforts into your remediation attempts on the flaws that cause the most threats. Assess critical reporting metrics that aid you in optimizing your security tactic and the effectiveness of the flow of communication of your security team.
Internal Network Vulnerability Assessment - It is beneficial in determining how deeply and freely cyber criminals can surf laterally through your internal network following an external vulnerability.
External Network Vulnerability Assessment - It not just assists in the prevention and addressing of cyber-attacks, but also exposes flaws in your internal or external network's internet-front assets, for instance, mail, web, and FTP servers.
Firms should implement the following proactive steps to realize the probability of data breaching-
a) A thorough Source Code Review is mandatory to pinpoint the data leak risk. For all significant information assets, data classification & respective Security Assessment is needed.
b) Implement proper DLP (data leakage and loss prevention) solutions.
c) For all vital information assets, data categorization and individual security risk assessment are needed.
d) Disabling CD drives and USB ports in desktop computers and laptops.
Companies are making efforts to keep up with their shields as cyber threats are growing rapidly. It's high time for organizations to give tech training to their employees so that they can become more vigilant and efficient to identify malicious attempts.
Cyber Awareness Solutions makes employees vigilant toward their personal data & device protection. Kratikal runs a phishing awareness campaign to educate people about the latest cyber threats and phishing techniques.
Information Technologies Act, 2000 - The Information Technologies Act, 2000 aims at regulating the usage of the internet by penalizing the person for uploading any sensitive/obscene information or hijacking or compromising the data from the electronic machines of another person.
Payment & Settlements Systems Act, 2007 - This Act outlines that eCommerce businesses will succeed as a payment system if it strictly follows the Rules & regulations specified by RBI for online transactions.
As a CERT-In empanelled company, we believe that security is all about following efficient and error-free processes, concerning which, we focus on aiding our e-Commerce clients in becoming compliant and improving their security posture.
The industry has hefty cases where cybercriminals have attacked and stolen the inventory data, and personal information of customers, like credit card details and addresses. Cybersecurity services are necessary for eCommerce businesses because attackers may harm a company's online store using viruses or ransomware attacks.
Here are some of the most common cyber threats that can harm the security of eCommerce:
c) DDoS Attacks
d) The exploitation of Known Vulnerabilities
One can make their eCommerce websites fully protected and secure by
a) Picking a safe website host & eCommerce platform
b) Conducting periodic SQL checks
c) Letting experts do the payment and data processing
d) Keeping your website patched
e) Keeping a check on what you download & integrate
f) Periodic and orderly VAPT