This detailed volume and accompanying CD-ROM focus on the set electronic transaction (SET) system and review the fundamentals through to practical instruction on how to develop and implement the entire SET system. The book should be of interest to business executives as well as engineers.
"More now than ever, business has a responsibility to understand the trade-offs, costs, benefits and risks involved in choosing any particular type of information security technology. That necessary due diligence begins in Chapter 1 of this book." --Spence Abraham, United States Senate Your e-commerce site is only as successful as it is secure Customer confidence is a prerequisite for successful e-commerce, and security is the underpinning of that confidence. To make your e-commerce deployment safe and functional, you need to know not merely the latest security technologies, but also the most current legal strategies. This revised best seller combines the advice of seasoned experts from both the technical and legal fields to help you create a winning business strategy. Traditional business users will learn how e-commerce transactions differ from paper-based commerce, and how to minimize the risks while maximizing the benefits. Technical users will appreciate the extensive coverage of the latest security technologies and how they are applied in the business environment. Internet and security topics: Digital signatures for secure transactions Public-key infrastructure and certification policies Firewalls, virtual private networks, Web and e-mail security Legal and business topics: Legal principles and practices to achieve enforceability Regulations and guidelines in the U.S. and internationally Non-repudiation and the role of trusted third-parties Newcomers will appreciate the clear explanations of the origins and development of secure e-commerce. More experienced developers can move straight to the detailed technical material. Anyone who is involved in e-commerce design, management, or operation needs Secure Electronic Commerce.
Market Study on Secure Electronic Transaction SET Pilot
This study is part of a larger effort by various industries and technology partners around the world to provide a system for secure transactions and payments over the Internet as well to gauge the market readiness for electronic commerce in Singapore.
Annotation Free distribution of information, ideas, and research - the Internet's original goal - is at odds with the use of the Internet for commerce. Commerce requires individual privacy and security - an afterthought in this medium. Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce reviews and explains algorithms and architectures for securing electronic payment systems to deal with this issue, particularly the protocols used for business-to-business commerce and for consumer applications. Written by an author intimately involved with the workings of the existing standards, it surveys implementations of the most popular protocols, such as electronic data interchange, secure sockets layer, secure electronic transaction, electronic purses, smart cards, and digital money. It describes the latest developments, offering a technical treatment of the electronic payment systems that are at the heart of security strategy. Explosive growth of the Internet has redefined the electronic commerce paradigm. Standards in place for nearly two decades must now take advantage of the new business possibilities that the Internet offers. At the same time, the consumer needs to be confident in the security of these unfamiliar transactions. The prosperity of electronic commerce depends on you to surmount the technological challenges of this immature field. Protocols for Secure Electronic Commerce will help.
A Web centric Framework for Secure and Binding Electronic Transactions