Website security is of utmost importance to Google. According to Google – ‘Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting in July’
Google says ‘A secure web is here to stay’.
‘Chrome indicates connection security with an icon in the address bar. Historically, Chrome has not explicitly labeled HTTP connections as non-secure.’
According to Google “Chrome’s new interface will help users understand that all HTTP sites are not secure, and continue to move the web towards a secure HTTPS web by default.”
You might know what an SSL is. However, you may not have been sure if you needed it. SSL enables the HTTP Secure (HTTPS) connection of your site. Having an SSL means it encrypts all data being transferred between browsers and servers—and Encryption is important so you and your visitors stay extra safe.
Google is making this official in July! If your site doesn’t have a security certificate, visitors will see a warning.
If you want to boost your search engine rankings it is important to have an SSL.
What is SSL?
SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. To summarize, it is the standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure and safeguarding any sensitive data that is being sent between systems. It prevents hackers or criminals from reading and modifying the information being transferred.
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