The Digital Business Kit for Retailers
Retailers will gain an understanding of the different online Security and privacy risks and opportunities to address these. [printfriendly]
Data collection: This is a commonly overlooked security risk. Collection and storage of customer personal information, credit card information and other details should be done securely. Storing sensitive data on your local computers or servers is not recommended. Similarly data collected online should be done using a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certified website page and stored in a secure database.
- Registrations with or without payment; sign ups to your mailing list and contests, etc.
- Bookings with or without payment; events, trips and workshops, etc.
- Profile creation of customers on your website or database.
- Payment collection and communication particularly requires proper security measures.