Provides a framework for analyzing and formulating electroniccommerce strategy and business solutions. Examines the applicationof information technology in improving strategic management,facilitating the operations of a firm's supply chain, and supporting theexecution of enterprise systems within an organization. Surveyscritical security issues of web-based operations and e-commerce, andconsiderations to manage these risks. Appropriate cases are used toillustrate concepts of conducting business on the internet andapplying electronic commerce mechanisms.