Thursday, August 7
(Undated) -- Google is encouraging website developers to make their sites more secure for visitors. The company is urging the adoption of HTTPS, a form of website encryption that secures data sent over the web and protects user data from hackers. The incentive for devlopers is a higher ranking in Google Search results. With Google making web encryption a factor in search ranking, experts believe many developers will likely make their websites more secure for visitors.