Avast Blog – 6.24.20
As cloud-based technologies become the tool of choice for today’s global workforces, keeping businesses protected from web-based attacks is a primary challenge for IT service providers.
First, let’s look at how encryption is used to keep web traffic safe. For example, hypertext transfer protocol secure — or HTTPS — uses encryption technologies like transport layer security (TLS), and previously secure socket layer (SSL), to keep Internet users and cloud services safe by securely connecting web browsers and apps to websites. In fact, because HTTPS ensures these connections stay safe, security best practices recommend that any website or web services that require login credentials should be using HTTPS.