Posts Tagged ‘Security breaches’

Dydacomp News: SMB Merchants Increasingly a Target of Fraud

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Posted By: Dydacomp Staff

Fraud protection and increased security measures are more important than ever in today’s busy eCommerce marketplace. Even eCommerce giants, like Zappos, can fall victim to a security breach which often come at a high expense and can have a negative effect on brand image. Protect your business from security breaches and fraudulent transactions by taking important proactive measures to prevent issues from arising.

Dydacomp CEO Fred Lizza recently wrote an article for Retail Online Integration  offering a number of valuable tips for small and medium-sized business on how to avoid fraudulent orders and ensure the integrity of their eCommerce businesses.

“It’s estimated that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) lose upwards of $66,000 annually through fraud. An increased awareness of fraud among large merchants has forced fraudsters — those individuals who perpetrate crimes against retailers — to switch their attention to small businesses that provide an easier target because of the lack of safeguards they have in place….”

Click here to continue reading the full and learn how to prevent fraudulent orders from hurting your business.

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3 Articles to Read Today

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Posted By: Rob Coon, President of Dydacomp

While sorting through industry news today I happened to stumble upon these articles that were very interesting and thought I should share with you. These articles each offer some information about the eCommerce industry that will help you start with planning 2011.

The Future of Global Ecommerce Sales

This article from Internet Retailer talks about the estimated growth of the global ecommerce industry. It predicts that by 2013, the global ecommerce industry will reach 3 trillion.

The Rise of Bridal Registries Online

This is another good article from Internet Retailer that discusses the rise in number of busy brides creating online registries this past year.  The article found that 43% of engaged couples created a gift registry online last year, which is up from 33% in 2009.

5 Lessons to Learn From Security Breaches

This article from E-consultancy discusses what businesses should learn from recent security breaches of Gawker and McDonalds.  It makes some good points that can definitely help you increase the security of your online store.

Let us know your thoughts on these articles or if you have recently read any other articles that you think are beneficial and worth sharing. We look forward to hearing from you.

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