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.[ 18 surprising tips for security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security Report newsletter. ]
In fact, it’s great.
It’s time for us to go all the way and encrypt and authenticate everything!To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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