Assessing the Risk in E-Commerce

Michael L. Ettredge, Vernon J. Richardson
<span title="">2001</span> <i title="Elsevier BV"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">Social Science Research Network</a> </i> &nbsp;
1 In June 1999, online auction company eBay experienced a 22-hour period in which its site was shut down due to operating system problems. Over a two-day period, eBay lost 25% of its stock value, or six billion dollars (Glover et al. 2001, pg. 76). Abstract This study identifies the risks to e-commerce using a diverse sample of Internet and other firms by assessing the stock market reaction to hacker attacks. The research issue is, do expert business risk assessors perceive that Internet
more &raquo; ... y and e-commerce risks per se generate incremental risk of financial distress?
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