3 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Ecommerce Site Security

BART MROZ | January 9, 2019

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Operating an ecommerce store is the perfect option for many retailers. There’s no physical overhead, a relatively small team can handle a lot of work, and you can sell your products directly to consumers. But while online shops don’t have to deal with as many physical threats as a brick-and-mortar store, there is a universal risk all retailers face: the possibility of a data breach.While the threat of losing sensitive and valuable data can be overwhelming, there are some simple measures to take to ensure your customers’ information is safe and your ecommerce store’s security is up to par. Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind as you reexamine the way you protect your site. Before you can maintain your ecommerce site’s security, you must first establish it. Adopting HTTPS, a variant of hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP), has become the norm for most ecommerce sites. In fact, to keep a high Google ranking, web developers are encouraged to get an SSL certificate, which signifies a secure, encrypted connection.

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