US to require HTTPS for all government websites
Tue 9 Jun 2015, 04:40

The US government is mandating the use of the HTTPS security protocol on all of its public websites and web services by the end of 2016. Deploying HTTPS will authenticate communications with government websites and encrypt the data sent back and forth, which will help protect against snooping and imposter websites.

 

 

HTTPS provides more than just privacy
Wed 27 Jan 2016, 14:42

HTTPS can provide identity, SEO, access to HTML5 powerful features and even keep network carriers from messing with a site's content.