Cybersecurity Awareness - Electronic Commerce Security

Hours: 1 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $129.00

Course Overview:

The course will cover the different types of electronic commerce, and the associated risks.  The students will learn how to interact with electronic commerce sites securely, how to secure electronic commerce sites, and have a better understanding of how they connect with business-to-business transactions, business-to-consumer transactions, consumer-to-consumer transactions, and how to secure those transactions. This courses is intended for all employees that engage in personal or professional e-commerce transactions. 

Instructor Biography:

Bob started with the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) National Business Center (NBC) in October 2007.  One of his primary responsibilities was serving as Financial Management Directorate’s (FMDs) subject matter expert (SME) on all security related issues.   Because of his experience, on two separate occasions Bob was called upon and served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the National Business Center (NBC). Prior to joining the NBC, Bob worked for 18 years at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command where Bob served in various capacities to include the Deputy Chief of Staff for Information Management, and as the Senior Information Assurance Manager (SIAM).  One of Bob’s major career accomplishments was serving in the joint missile defense community on the team that stood up the US Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) network.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Overview                           
  • What is electronic commerce?
  • Advantages of electronic commerce.
  • Types of electronic commerce.
Lesson 2: Securing Electronic Commerce Connections                        
  • Business-to-Business 
  • Business-to Consumer Unsecure 
  • Public Key Cryptography 
  • Business-to Consumer Secure 
Lesson 3: Mitigation Controls                        
  • Data-at-Rest Encryption
  • Compliance Laws
  • Electronic Commerce Transaction Examples

Lesson 4: Conclusion                         

  • Next steps

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**