Your Website Privacy Policy and You

Steven T. Tatem, CISSP

July 3, 2013

If you operate an e-commerce website or have being looking to start one, you should already be aware of some of the requirements needed to properly secure your customers’ information. You want to be using technologies like SSL certificates to protect data passed to you from your customers and data encryption to lock up the data on your server after the sale is complete. Each day customers are becoming more aware of safe computing practices, like looking for HTTPS at the beginning of the address bar. The use of an Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate will add some extra color in the browser to reassure your customers that they have a safe channel through which to pass their information. The policy statements that you place on your website are another important area that you need to be...