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Google’s ‘HTTPS’ Updates to Go Live July 23

Monday, 9 July 2018  
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Online retailers have less than three weeks to finalise any updates to their SSL certificates, as Google’s global roll-out of Chrome 68 creeps up.

On July 23, as part of the tech-giant’s sweeping updates to its Chrome browser and security settings, any site that doesn’t have an adequate SSL certificate will face ranking penalties and ‘Not Secure’ labels. Back in February, Google announced that it would be moving forward with its plans to make every website ‘secure by default’, by penalising any sites that are not properly encrypted with an SSL certificate. Read more...