Building the Infrastructure for Digital Signatures and Encryption.
Electronic commerce has become so critical to modern society and economic development that massive growth in this area is inevitable. Along with this growth come many risks and dangers: financial fraud, unauthorised use of resources, theft of information, loss of business due to disruption of service and more. This book, co-authored by the leading e-commerce security specialist and a leading legal specialist in the e-commerce field, is designed to help companies implement e-commerce while minimising their risk.
The book presents an overview of information security technologies and Internet security for those with no security background, and examines payment protocols and their use over the Web. The book covers the latest developments in digital signatures, public-key infrastructure, EDI technical standards, certification practices and authentication techniques. It also covers all major business and legal issues including sources of law, validity and enforcement of agreements, forms of agreements, legislation and regulations. This is a must read for anyone involved in the technical or legal aspects of electronic commerce!