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HTTP Vs HTTPS: Should you make the switch?

What is HTTPS? HTTPS stands for Secure-Hyper-Text-Transfer-Protocol. HTTP protocol (without the 'S' for secure) is used for transfer of information from Web Server to a Web Client such as a browser. This information transfer is at the risk of being intercepted by third parties, to steal sensitive information. Until recently, HTTPS was recommended and mandatory for eCommerce websites that require sharing of payment information such as credit cards, bank account, SSN, etc.  to allow for encrypted browsing & protect the information from being intercepted by third parties, when transferred from web server to a browser. Many businesses are now wondering [...]