An interesting and worthwhile tv commercial and video from Barclays regarding online security and the importance of HTTPS on websites.
Whilst HTTPS doesn’t guarantee 100% security, it does however provide an element of trust and a secure connection between your
machine and the website’s server. HTTPS is essentially a secure tunnel to transfer encrypted data from the server to the client/users
machine. Making it safe from MitM (Man-in-the-Middle) attacks. Read more about HTTPS, the importance of and the SEO benefits
Look out for the Green Padlock (HTTPS) on websites when purchasing online gifts this Christmas. If the website doesn’t have a Green Padlock,
be wary, be vigilant and perhaps do some research about the business before committing to buy online.
Benefits of HTTPS
Header image courtesy of Barclays Bank