This assignment provides you with an opportunity to read an article about a current security threat (or attack) while also
examining how security measures impact the customer experience. Within the online library, locate an article that
describes a recent security threat (or attack) on an e-commerce site. Choose a threat or attack that occurred within the
last 10 years. Read the article, and then publish a two-page paper to address each of the following:
Briefly describe the threat (or attack).
Briefly describe the type of e-commerce.
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Could the threat have been prevented by utilizing the steps of the security life cycle model? Why, or why not?
Does the e-commerce sacrifice any form of customer service by implementing security measures? Explain.
Visit the e-commerce site for a brief moment. As a consumer, did you feel that your information and/or any
exchange of funds would be secure? Explain your initial impression.
Use APA style to format the paper. All source material must be referenced (paraphrased and quoted material must have
accompanying citations). For some guidance toward preparing your article review, click here to access a video with