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Is Your Website Secure?

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Is Your Website Secure?

As we launch ourselves into the 21st century with high speed internet, mobile web searching and tablet browsing. Have you ever thought that the information you enter on a website could be compromised? Online security has became a huge priority within the last couple years for websites that collect data, requires a password, conduct purchases or have private information that some may want to keep confidential. Build trust with a secure website and give your customers the peace of mind to purchase, browse and submit their information without the worry it will be shared.

How Do I Make My Website Secure?

A secure website is marked with HTTPS at the beginning of the url. Chrome has launched a new update this July to alert visitors if the website they’re visiting is secure or “Not Secure”. This can be scary for people looking to make a purchase on a website as identity theft is a real thing. To get HTTPS, you will need to contact your website hosting provider and get a SSL certificate. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and encrypts information passed through the internet like transmitting passwords, credit cards or other personal information to and from your website’s server.

What Is HTTPS?

HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure.

How Does HTTPS Impact My Business?

Chrome dominates 59% of the market share of GlobalStats which leads into a recent consumer survey saying 82% would leave a website if it was not secure according the HubSpot Research. This means 8 out of 10 people would leave your website because it wasn’t secure. Another way SSL impacts your business is Google has announce SSL is now a ranking factor in Google Search.

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Do you need help getting your website secure? Get website services to secure your website and protect your customers information. Contact us about getting your website protected.

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