According to a recent report by Digital Commerce 360, consumers spent $513.61 billion online in 2018. That’s a 14% over 2017. And, no doubt, the appeal of being able to do your shopping without fighting your way through a crowded mall is a key reason for the growth.
Even though the fraud rate for digital transactions has actually remained flat, news headlines about data breaches might give you pause about shopping online. While consumers are protected from fraudulent transactions with Visa’s Zero Liability policy, we all want to do our part to protect ourselves from fraud.
Here are Visa’s tips for being a—smart and secure—shopper.