Curbing cyber-crime and enhancing e-commerce security with digital forensics

Israel D. Fianyi

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    The explosion in the e-commerce industry which has been necessitated by the growth and advance expansion of Information technology and its related facilities in recent years have been met with adverse security issues thus affecting the industry and the entire online activities. This paper exam the prevailing security threats e-commerce is facing which is predominantly known as cyber-crime and how computer related technology and facilities such as digital forensics can be adopted extensively to ensure security in online related business activities. This paper investigated the risk, damage and the cost cyber-crime poses to individuals and organizations when they become victims, since transacting business online as well as all related online activities has become inherent in our everyday life. It also comprehensively elucidates on some of the cyber-crime activities that are posing a serious threat to the security of E-commerce. Amazon and eBay were used as the case of study in relation to respondents who patronizes these renowned e-commerce sites for various transactions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)78-85
    Number of pages8
    JournalInternational Journal of Computer Science Issues
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015


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