What Is HTTPS, and Why Does It Matter? presented at BSidesRDU 2019

by Ray Doyle,

Summary : HTTPS, SSL, TLS, green check marks, browser padlocks, and "not secure" sites. What does all of this mean, how are they protecting you, and why should you be using them wherever possible?In this talk, I'll discuss HTTPS, its advantages, the effect it has on privacy and code integrity, and basic implementation for site owners.This talk has information for everyone, from entry level to the seasoned. Whether you are a site-owner, a curious internet browser, or a security professional, you’ll see why you should use SSL – even if your site doesn’t “submit” information.