Every time we write about HTTP versus HTTPS there’s quite a kerfuffle, with questions and comments flying around…
…Do I need it? Why should I bother? How does this affect me? Won’t it cost me money? I don’t have any secrets, so what’s the deal?
Well, following Tuesday’s news that the latest Google Chrome is joining other browsers in actively outing non-HTTPS sites as insecure and risky, we thought it was worth going through the HTTP-versus-HTTPS debate in plain English.
What is HTTP, and why all the fuss about it?