What is HTTPS?
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What is HTTPS?

HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP. It is mostly used in e-commerce websites when customers are completing their financial transactions.

We use HTTPS when we want our data to be encrypted. It is currently the most secure way to transmit data over the internet. It encrypts information in transit so that it cannot be read or altered by third parties.

Most people don’t know what HTTPS does, but they do know that it’s something about security and they want to enable HTTPS in their browser.

When you click on the lock icon in your browser bar, you will see this message: “This site has an invalid security certificate.” This means you are not on a secure page and someone could be watching your activity.

If you have a website, then you should be using the HTTPS version but if this is not showing in your browsers address bar you need to speak to your website developer or hosting provider.

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