Security in payment data for e-commerce applications

Every day a new e-commerce application is published on Internet and more people are using these applications to acquire any kind of products, at the end that is the goal, but to get there you need to introduce some of your information, from personal information to payment information. You need to type in your address, your name, your age sometimes and your credit card (CC) information of course.

In Card Not Present transactions the information must be protected in a different way than card present transactions, that is because the information processed is in fact different.

Many of these web and mobile applications don’t follow protocols and rules to protect the customer information, not even moderately. In this post I will focus on the best practices for protecting this kind of critical information.
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