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Electronic Commerce - Security Issues


This course gives the student a good understanding of issues related to doing business over the Internet and how to protect a E-Commerce website. The course is self-paced and taught by a audio of an announcer reading the leading topic and paragraph of each section.

The student then reads and navigates through the remaining materials for each section. Each sub-section has a practice test to help the student review their understanding of that section while preparing for the post course assessment exam.


Students Will:

  • Understand important computer and electronic commerce security terms
  • Understand why secrecy, integrity, and necessity are three parts of any security program
  • Identify the roles of copyright and intellectual property and their importance in any study of electronic commerce
  • List the threats to computer and electronic commerce security and the countermeasures used to eliminate or reduce these threats
  • List specific threats to client machines, Web servers, and commerce servers
  • Identify where security can be enhanced in back office products, such as database servers
  • Understand how security protocols help plug security holes
  • Identify the roles that encryption and certificates play in assurance and secrecy.


This unit of the Electronic Commerce course provides student assessment through a pre-course assessment test and a post-course assessment test. Students are able to see test score. Student are able to re-take units to better understand the training. Student can measure pre and post course scores to measure acquired knowledge and understanding of Electronic Commerce.

course quick facts
course code DED268
cost $49.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
90 Days

Nathan Bryant has developed a number of online e-commerce programs, and is a national corporate provider of Professional Grade Training (tm). Nathan has designed online electronic commerce courses for individuals, businesses, and industry leaders who want to learn about e-commerce security issues and strategies as well as a variety of other related issues.