The world is speedily moving in such a way that most activities that we carry out physically before are now done online. Meetings are now held online as opposed to physically. The same applies to shopping. You can now order products and they will be delivered to your location or any other location you have specified. The implication is that if I want to gift my friend or other acquaintances with clothes, I don’t have to go to the store, buy the clothes and then meet with them physically to deliver them. I can just make an order and put the delivery address of the person I intend to gift the cloth to. They will get the order within a few days without you or them having to leave their home.
However, this doesn’t mean everything on the Internet is smooth. There are many instances where there could be a …Read More
There has been a long-standing narrative about the safety and security of online shopping transactions. While this was a big issue during its inception, the security level in the e-commerce system years ago is no match for today’s encryptions.
Although the narrative about low-security level years ago was more fiction than fact, it has improved significantly. And the improved security level can only be due to the increased cyber fraudulent activities.
Without the consistent threats and some breakthrough by hackers, there might be no actual reason for improving. Is it safer to shop online today? Yes. The question remains, how has it become safer and what measures have been put in place to ensure its security.
In many ways, interlinked with one another, online shopping security has seen drastic improvement since its introduction; here are some ways shopping online has become safer.
Introduction of SSL Certification
An SSL(secure …Read More