The Imperva State of Security Within eCommerce 2022 Report analyzes the latest trends in the retail eCommerce industry and the cybersecurity threats affecting it.
The eCommerce market is facing new challenges in the wake of the global pandemic — from growth rates slowing down after the boom brought by the stay-at-home orders to difficulties in customer acquisition due to recent privacy updates, and most recently, inflation. However, this slowdown is most likely a correction, a return to pre-pandemic levels of growth. The industry is projected to retain its overall growth and is estimated to account for a quarter of all retail sales worldwide by 20251.
Aiding it are new technologies that are constantly being introduced as well as flexible financing options now available for consumers like Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL). With these new technologies, the risk to an already highly targeted industry grows bigger than ever.
In this report, Imperva will cite a wide range of data obtained by the Imperva Threat Research team, to help illustrate the cybersecurity risks they’ve monitored over the past 12 months. Their goal is to help retailers prepare for a holiday shopping season that’s predicted to be record-breaking — both in terms of web traffic and cyber threats