HTTPS is Coming: Are You Prepared?

2015 Wordcamp Takeaways Series

Speaker: Zack Tollman, WIRED

The Situation
HTTPS is the direction the web is headed and there is no way around it, Firefox recently announced that it is deprecating non-secure HTTP.

The Takeaway
100% of websites moving forward should have SSL certificates and HTTPS across the entire site is important.

The Other Situation
According to SSL pulse, 70% of the top 300,000 websites in the world are insecure as a result of misconfiguration.

The Other Takeaway
Getting a SSL certificate & setting it up will soon be an essential skill for developers akin to registering a domain name / setting up hosting.

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