As of January 2017 with the new release of Chrome, Google
began implementing a major change that every website
owner should be aware of. Now visitors will see the words
“Not secure” in front of the URL when they are on a website
that has a login area or any field asking for sensitive
information.Chrome may be the first internet browser to make this
change, but soon most browsers will show strong warning
signs to your visitors if your website is not secure .
It will clearly state that your website is not secure. With all
the internet theft and hacking that occurs, your customer
will probably leave your site as soon as they see the warning.
They may even lose all confidence in your brand, products
and services, and this could significantly damage your
But Wait! There’s More …
In an effort to encourage the move toward a totally secure
internet, Google is using SSL as a ranking signal.
that SSL secured websites will have a SEO advantage over
website who don’t have SLL.
What is SSL :
SSL (short for Secure Socket Layer) builds a secure socket
around your website.
It does that by encrypting plain text (such as passwords and
credit card information) into data that cannot be read by
anyone other than the intended recipient.
Websites can enable SSL by acquiring an SSL certificate. Web
browsers will create a special, secure connection when they
detect the SSL certificate. Are you Protected??