Big changes with Google: HTTPs as a ranking signal

In what appears to be one of the major reshuffles in it’s algorithm this year, Google has announced on its official webmaster blog that they will be using HTTPs as a ranking signal, albeit in a small way. This is not something Google has come up with off the cuff. They have been building a case for it through tests on their own services; remember Google rolled out Gmail with d ...Read the full article

Google I/O 2014 - HTTPS Everywhere

Speaker(s): Ilya Grigorik, Pierre Far Description: Data delivered over an unencrypted channel is insecure, untrustworthy, and trivially intercepted. We must protect the security, privacy, and integrity of our users data. In this session we will take a hands-on tour of how to make your websites secure by default: the required technology, configuration and performance best practices, how to migrate your sites to HTTPS and make them user and search friendly, and more. Your users will thank you. Watch all Google I/O 2014 videos at: