Password Authentication Challenges Are Costing E-Commerce Businesses Their Sales

Posted by Nancy Bakanowicz on Feb 24, 2017 12:32:23 PM

Passwords have long been the authentication of choice when logging into all types of online accounts, from social media to e-commerce to banking, but with cyber-crime on the rise and criminals becoming more sophisticated, a simple password like “password” won’t do anything to protect. As a result, many websites are requiring far more complicated passwords that include capital letters, numbers and, symbols, and letting customers know when the passwords they’ve chosen are weak, average or strong.

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Topics: ecommerce, cyber security, two-step authentification

What to Look for in an E-Commerce Platform

Posted by Jereme Sanborn on Feb 6, 2017 2:56:25 PM

If you do not have an e-commerce platform already, you should. Almost any business can benefit from one, and you are missing out big time if you do not. How big? Well, consider that U.S. e-commerce sales have more than doubled in the last five years and that by 2017 e-commerce will be responsible for 10 percent of all U.S. sales, pretty darn big.

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Topics: E-commerce