5 Ways to Have Yourself a Secure Little Online Shopping Season

Cybercriminals take advantage of the fact that there is flurry of purchases and online transactions on popular shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- and it doesn’t slow down until the New Year. Last year, on Cyber Monday alone, online sales came to $2.5 billion in the U.S. Additionally, Forrester Research expects retail transaction volume to increase by 11 percent during November and December -- meaning it’s very likely consumers (and conversely, retailers) will see an uptick in security threats.