Most users expect a secure and private online experience when using a website. HTTPS (or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) is a way to ensure privacy for your users and to protect your website. HTTPS is an internet communication protocol that protects the integrity and confidentiality of data between a user’s computer and the website.
If you are reading this blog there is a strong possibility that you have heard the following question from a fellow team member:
“Hey guys, we looked at our Google Analytics referral report and we can see a huge drop in traffic from these important sources YOY! What happened?!”
Last night (8/17/17), Google sent out a large number of emails that look like the following. These notifications were distributed to the email list tied to Google Search Console accounts that may be impacted by new security warnings in the Chrome browser. In this post, we’ll briefly address what this means and what you should do about it.