Describe briefly the data storage and transmission risks in e-business

Information is power indeed. But think for a moment if it goes into the wrong hands. Data stored and enrouted is exposed to a number of risks. Vital information may be stolen or modified to pursue some selfish motives or simply for fun/adventures. Data may be intercepted in the course of transmission. For this, one may use cryptography. It refers to the art of protecting information by transforming it into an unreadable format called cypher text.