Security improvements urged to boost e-commerce

Friday, 5 November 2004, 10:11 AM EST

Better IT security and identity management is needed if online commerce and e-government services are to succeed, according to RSA Security chief executive Arthur Coviello.

And despite the growth in broadband usage, key IT security issues need to be addressed if consumers are to gain trust in e-commerce, said Coviello, speaking at the RSA Conference Europe 2004 in Barcelona this week.

"Although the majority of Europe can connect to the Internet it is only a small number of people who are carrying out activities like buying or paying bills online," said Coviello.

By Daniel Thomas at the E-Commerce Times.

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