Why An SSL Certificate Is Important For Your Company Website

If you have a website, you need SSL. It’s as simple as that. An SSL certificate is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity nowadays. Google is the main force behind the need for an SSL. Google loves its users and wants all websites to be secure, so without an ssl certificate they will flag your website as not secure.

Is your site on HTTPS (secure) or HTTP?

Is Google requiring SSL? Yes.

Google is pushing website owners to implement SSL certificate on the sites. The aim of Google is to become a trusted Search Engine. To do that, Google wants to show only secure site results. That’s why Google is giving a rank push to HTTPS sites. Read article

You may be a small website without an online store, shopping cart or contact form. You may wonder why you need this at all. The simplest answer is Google will show a large red warning symbol and words that says insecure, and that is confusing to a visitor. With spam attacks, hackers and cyber criminals on the rise your customers may not want to press “yes” to visit your site when they see “Not Secure” listed in red.

Contact Morgan at Design by Splash to get this installed. Even if you are not currently my client I can still install an SSL certificate on your site. Email me today: 410-871-9227