Posted by: Robert Davis
B2B, B2C, B2E, B2G, Business-to-Business, Business-to-Consumer, Business-to-Employee, Business-to-Government, E-commerce, EDI, Electronic Commerce, Electronic Data Interchange, Internet, Message Integrity, PKI, Public Key Infrastructure, UCC, Uniform Commercial Code
EDI is commonly defined as the transfer of data between different companies utilizing networks. For the vast majority of entities, enhanced transactional traceability, reliability, and accessibility are derived EDI benefits; but without appropriate controls, communication interdependency can elevate legal, security and operational risks. As an accepted remedial risk measure, public key infrastructure (PKI) is the primary technological resource permitting E-commerce portable trust. However, to achieve E-commerce security transparency requires an appropriate trading partner compatibility solution that addresses various entity-centric encryption and digital signature techniques.
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