Research on the Importance of Security and Personal Information in Mobile Commerce

모바일커머스에서 보안과 개인정보의 중요성에 대한 연구

  • Lee, Chan-Hee (Center for Information Security Technologies(CIST), Korea University) ;
  • Kim, In-Seok (Center for Information Security Technologies(CIST), Korea University)
  • 이찬희 (고려대학교 정보보호대학원) ;
  • 김인석 (고려대학교 정보보호대학원)
  • Received : 2017.06.20
  • Accepted : 2017.07.04
  • Published : 2017.08.31


Mobile electronic commerce is rapidly growing up on the strength of popularization of smart devices such as smart phone followed by internet user increase. Concurrently with this, the anxiety on information security and personal information leakage of the user of mobile electronic commerce significantly built up in recent. In this respect, the information security and personal information protection should be become aware of their importance for the sustainable expansion and development of mobile commerce. Based on the demands as mentioned, this study analyzed the effects of the awareness of personal information security on recognized risk, recognized confidence and intent to use. The result of this study indicates that information security and personal information protection contribute to improvement in confidence by decreasing anxiety and uncertainty related to mobile commerce. Reduction of anxiety and uncertainty implies a crucial point that affects psychological mechanism making intent to use higher.


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