Website integrity is often overlooked by companies - but that's not the case for hackers, warns security expert Stewart Twynham of Bawden Quinn. With new rules due for online shops, he begins a three-part series on the whys and hows of web security.
Problem? What problem?
In April 2005, LexisNexis acknowledged that over 310,000 people may have had their identities and/or other personal information stolen from their US website. Investigations have revealed up to 59 separate incidents of 'fraudulent activity. If a large corporation can get things so wrong' what about the rest of us?
As a security consultant, barely a week went by in 2004 when I didn't...