In July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as a “Not Secure”. Currently Google Chrome is just showing a information icon for all HTTP sites, but with the version 68 Chrome will warn with extra notification in address bar. Chrome currently marks HTTPS sites with a green lock icon with “Secure” sign.
See Example below of Current and upcoming Google Chrome version.
HTTPS is a secure version of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol and the ‘S’ stands for Secure.It is a standard security technology for ensuring secure communication between a user’s browser and a web server. It is often recognized as showing a green address bar or padlock in the browser window to indicate a secure connection.
Why are the benefits of HTTPS?
- Establishes Trust and Builds Brand Power
- Provides Encryption of Sensitive Information
- Protects You From Cybercriminals
- Provides Authentication
- More Transparency
- Improved Conversion Rates
- Help for boosting search rankings and getting more traffic
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