More consumers have adopted eCommerce than ever before in 2020, and we have seen record-breaking eCommerce spend throughout the course of the year - meaning that eCommerce retailers have been working at a million miles an hour to process orders and keep consumers happy.
While this is incredible news, with the increase in eCommerce users, there has also been an increase seen in reports of cybercrime; for the most part, opportunists making the most of people working virtually and spending more time online.
What should you be considering as we head into 2021?
As an established retailer, you should be operating on an established enterprise eCommerce platform that can handle complex tasks such as: handling and managing incredibly large product catalogues and processing huge volumes of orders, processing multiple currencies and serving content in a number of different languages.
If your provider is nearing or has reached ‘end of life’, you then become personally responsible for protecting your website from DDOS attacks, site skimming, SQL injection attacks, ransomware attacks, and more. You also run the risk of loss PCI DSS compliance and compatibility with third party integrations which can lead to inconsistent site performance.
Instead of investing time researching security checklists and spending budget instructing developers, focusing your time and resources on maintaining 2020’s incredible growth trajectory through amplifying your strategy will prove a far more valuable plan of action.
An enterprise level eCommerce platform should manage security updates on your behalf, freeing up your time and resources to focus on business growth.
At Visualsoft, we manage all security updates for you, including:
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