IDG Contributor Network: Best and worst online retailers for security

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The holiday shopping season is over, but the quest for improved security continues Image by Thinkstock

A majority of consumers chose to skip the crowds and knocked out their shopping list online this year. The bargain-seeking shoppers were in full force, according to Adobe, which noted that consumers spent more than $5 billion online by the end of the day on Black Friday, setting a new record. Major retailers, like Amazon, Walmart and Target continue to see ecommerce sales on the rise, but not all retailers have raised the bar when it comes to security.

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