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Don't get caught out by Google's new security updates
Alex added on Friday 9th September 2016 at 16:03pm
Google have recently announced that (source) the latest version of their Google Chrome web browser will mark "HTTP sites that transmit passwords or credit cards as non-secure”. The good news is that this update isn't happening until January 2017 so you have plenty of time to get your website up to scratch.
Source: Google - Online Security Blog.
As you can see in the image above - the current version of Google Chrome (53) does not show anything for a standard HTTP web page but in the future version (56) we see that the page has been marked as "Not secure". This could quite easily put your users off and send them elsewhere - to a competitors website.
In February 2016 we released a blog post about the benefits of having an SSL certificate and now we feel that it's even more important now to have an SSL certificate. Google is obviously pushing towards a more secure internet, look at this quote taken from their security blog - "Eventually, we plan to label all HTTP pages as non-secure, and change the HTTP security indicator to the red triangle that we use for broken HTTPS.". The time to act now and reap the rewards in the future.
We offer standard SSL certificates and Extended Validation SSL certificates.
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