Tom Kelliher, CS 102
April 23, 2003
In this lab, you'll examine several issues related to e-commerce. Work in
groups of two.
- Find the list of certificate authorities recognized by your browser.
How many are there?
- eBay imposes some restrictions on the items that people can sell. In
particular, restrictions apply to the sale of concert tickets. Describe
- Some auctions at eBay are ``Dutch'' auctions. What is a Dutch
auction? Explain how it differs from a regular auction and describe how it
- Find a current estimate for how much hacker attacks are costing the
global economy. (Hint: Visit
conduct a site search.)
- Can companies buy insurance to cover losses in the event of a hacker
attack? Explain your answer. (Hint: See previous hint.)
- Research the Cyber Security Enhancement Act of 2002 and summarize its
Thomas P. Kelliher
Wed Apr 23 10:17:04 EDT 2003