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BizReport | Law & Regulation October 19, 2011

Fellowes reports 4 million British identity theft victims

Last week a British Cabinet Office minister, Oliver Letwin, was discovered to have recklessly disposed of important government papers in a park trash can. This week it is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week in the UK. Perhaps government officials could... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives September 29, 2011

Europe: Men shop online twice as much as women

A new study by CB Richard Ellis has revealed that despite women's love of shopping it is men that are driving online shopping in Western Europe.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 18, 2011

Report: Consumers not stymied by online security concerns

When it comes to the concerns about online security, US consumers may be all bark and no bite. New data out from Symantec finds that while US shoppers know there are security issues in the online space, they continue to... >>

BizReport | Advertising archives April 25, 2011

AdKeeper: 57% scared to click banner ads

When AdKeeper and 24/7 Real Media commissioned research into why people don't click on banner ads they found a major reason was fear of what might happen if they did. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives April 12, 2011

Online shopping saves British shoppers over 6,000 miles per year

Given the choice around a third of UK consumers would prefer to shop online rather than wander around high street stores, according to new research from the Payments Council, saving them shoe-leather and over 6,000 miles of travel. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 13, 2010

Why people are browsing but not buying online

When it comes to holiday shopping, many retailers expect a large amount of sales in the online arena. It's why they've developed ecommerce sites and link ads to websites. Still, a number of consumers will visit but not buy and... >>

BizReport | Research archives November 26, 2010

Security tips for 2011 from Deloitte

With the availability of information, goods and services online, it is no wonder that more businesses and consumers are turning to the Internet each day. Looking ahead to 2011, one industry expert says security should be a leading buzzword for... >>

BizReport | Research archives September 01, 2010

McAfee: 6 million malicious files in Q2

Spam may seem to be slowing down, or at least hitting a plateau, but scammers are still out there. They may only be changing their tactics. According to a recent McAfee report more than six million malicious files were found... >>

BizReport | Internet August 30, 2010

13% of U.S. SMBs fail to protect systems, data

SMBs aren't doing enough to protect their data from attacks by hackers and malware, according to recent findings from Panda Security's second annual International Barometer of Security report, despite Internet users' fears.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives May 27, 2010

Rubicon grabs SiteScout, hopes to increase brand security

It seems new malvertising strains and botnets are identified each week. The problem is worrisome, but backburnered by many brands and marketers because they don't know how to fight back. Enter the Rubicon Project and it's acquision of SiteScout, a... >>

BizReport | Internet April 29, 2010

Just 8% of businesses make online consumer protection honor roll

The vast majority of consumer-facing websites continue to expose their visitors to the risk of online fraud, according to a new survey by the Online Trust Alliance, despite an increase in firms who are employing online safety measures.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives November 18, 2009

NCSA: Security concerns drive shopping cart abandonment

Even in tough times when bargains are being sought by many, consumers are still wary of pouncing on a purchase if they have doubts about a site's online security. E-commerce sites that don't reassure consumers their personal data is secure... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives October 29, 2009

Amazon simplifies the checkout process

Keeping the checkout process quick and easy to use is key to lowering shopping cart abandonment and increasing sales. It's not surprising, then, to see a big online player take the simplification of online purchasing to another level. ... >>

BizReport | Internet October 09, 2009

Implore your customers to think harder about passwords

Use the fact that it's National Cyber Security Awareness Month to bring to your consumers' attention the need for protecting personal information online with a well thought out password.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives September 21, 2009

McAfee: Security cues reassure online window shoppers

Most e-commerce websites experience shopping cart abandonment, but the rate at which it occurs can be very much down to the complexity of the purchase process. Another reason behind shopping cart abandonment is the lack of any trusted security cues,... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 05, 2009

Identity theft rises, Gen Y most at risk

Identity theft is on the rise and Generation Y is the group most at risk, reports out this week suggest. However, this group of youngsters appears less concerned than their older counterparts. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 12, 2008

Online shoppers putting bargains before online security

Online shoppers are putting their quest for a bargain before their online security, according to a new survey from BT Tradespace. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives August 28, 2008

CheckFree: Security no longer main barrier to online banking

Security concerns among online Americans are fading and more are willing to go online to perform everyday banking and bill payment activities. In fact, three-quarters of online Americans now do so online, according to a new survey from bill payments... >>

BizReport | Research archives July 28, 2008

McAfee: Company security, not size, important to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals aren’t so much worried about the size of their targets as they are the security they are forced to navigate. To that end they are increasingly targeting SMBs due to a lack of security measures implemented by that sector.... >>

BizReport | Research archives May 21, 2008

Safety of personal data still concerns Internet users

The U.K.’s communications industry watchdog, Ofcom, has released a new report which shows many Britons remain concerned about the amount of personal data being held about them by businesses. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 12, 2008

Silver surfers serious about online security

In light of their uber-use of technology, you’d assume that younger generations of Internet users would be savvier than older, less technologically-submerged age groups. But are they?... >>

BizReport | Email Marketing March 11, 2008

Spammers crack Gmail CAPTCHA

Mechanisms put in place by Gmail to prevent bots creating new accounts being opened and used by spammers have been cracked, leading to a surge in spam.... >>

BizReport | Research archives April 27, 2007

More consumers paying bills online

Online bill payments have exceeded payments by check for the first time, according to a new survey by Harris Interactive and the Marketing Workshop.... >>

BizReport | Research archives April 18, 2007

Security is key for online banking consumers

A recent study from Forbes.com and ForeSee Results gives new insight into online banking consumers. According to the results, those who engage in online banking are more satisfied with their overall banking experience.... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 30, 2007

Young consumers shun online banking

Despite being brought up in an age of technological advances, young consumers still prefer to bank the old-fashioned way, according to new U.S. research.... >>

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