Website Security

December 3, 2019

Top 5 Reasons Why:
An SSL Certificate and HTTPS is critical to the performance of your website

Back in 2018, Google’s Chrome browser version 68 was released. Along with the regular spate of bug fixes and UI changes, they implemented one big new feature: any website that was not using https would show as Not Secure in the browser bar. With approximately 56% of the market share for web browsers, any change that Google makes will be felt by the majority of web users. The effect was exactly what Google wanted: Any site that was still using http was immediately thought to be a security risk, and website owners were inundated with calls from visitors wondering if their favorite websites had been hacked.