Google is Forcing SSL Certificates on all sites from 1st October 2017

What does this mean?

Google loves it’s users and therefore wants to protect them. Encouraging all website owners to have a SSLĀ (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificate to protect users content.

If you don’t have this certificate Google Chrome will show your site as Untrustworthy.

What is SSL?

Technology used for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.

Why use a SSL?

Protect and Encrypt your Data

Any sensitive information sent over your website such as credit cards etc will be protected.

Keep out Cybercriminals

Cybercrime is on the rise and combating them is a challenge in itself. Using a SSL Certificate helps protect your site against transit-based hacks.

Builds Trust

Using SSL Certificates your customers will see a lock icon and green address bar that indicates well-trusted encryption is in use. It allows your consumer know that they can use your site safely.