Online shopping puts you and your organization at risk for identity theft, hacking, and financial loss
Shopping can be fun! Online shopping is convenient and great for saving time, trips to the store, and getting items online can be dropped at your door the same day now. You can purchase items through your mobile device or laptop anytime and anywhere you have internet connection.
But don’t be unaware of the threats associated with online shopping. These threats pose many risks to not only your personal information, but your organization’s assets (e.g. email address, shipping address, phone number, credit card).
Perhaps you are shopping online for personal reasons or using your organization’s accounts to make company purchases, best protective practices for shopping online will help you and your organization keep sensitive information and assets private.
Here are some tips and best practices the next time you go to the online checkout: