Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

While Cyber Monday is still months away, information protection company Symantec is challenging eCommerce retailers to make this year’s annual online shopping event, which takes place on the Monday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday, the safest on record. In preparation, Symantec announced yesterday (July 22) the release of an enhanced version of its Symantec SSL Assistant Plus encryption tool, which it said will allow online retailers and other sites to keep customers safe while they shop. “When it comes to SSL encryption, you get what you pay for,” Quentin Liu, VP of engineering at Symantec, said in a company release. “With Symantec SSL Assistant Plus, we’re delivering extreme value over free, basic SSL options by hiding complexity and helping to ensure that websites are properly secured. In addition, we make the entire process as simple and intuitive as installing an app on a phone. SSL Assistant Plus is also backed by our world class technical support organization and offers peace of mind because it’s created by security experts. Our goal is to create a safer web as less than 1 percent of online sites today are encrypted and use certificates,” Liu explained. According to a U.S. online consumer study conducted by Symantec, […]

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