White House mandates HTTPS connection for federal publicly accessible websites
The White House June 8 issued a directive instructing federal agencies with publicly accessible websites to provide service only through a secure HTTPS connection that encrypts nearly all information during communication between the website and user.
Only a third of federal sites protect your Web traffic from prying eyes. That's about …
White House Says All Federal Websites Must Use HTTPS Encryption
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