If you’ve been paying attention lately, you’ve likely noticed that more of your everyday websites are going HTTPS by default: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and even your favorite search engine.
This is a good development. For years, critics have derided default, widespread HTTPS encryption and authentication as unnecessary and performance-wasting. But now that we’ve seen most of the biggest websites go HTTPS, led by Google, the world is finding out it isn’t such a bad idea.
In fact, it’s great. It’s time for us to go all the way and encrypt and authenticate everything!
Source: Infoworld.com | Security