In a world where almost everyone has a smartphone (or any other smart device, e.g. a smartwatch), the customer is spending an increasing amount of time online such as in the web browser or on mobile apps. Consumer-grade solutions for real-time audio-visual and textual communication are widely available and popular among audiences of all ages. Examples Continue reading →
HTTPS, or HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure, is used to make a secure connection. This site uses HTTPS, which means the data my server sends to you is encrypted and vice versa. HTTPS uses by default port 443.
HTTPS is mostly used to secure transaction over the web; to protect credit card data or personal information. Every site should use it.
Check if a website supports HTTP/2
The web is ready to get a whole new protocol! Since about 1997, the web has been mostly powered by HTTP/1.1. Back in the 90’s, the web had other needs than we have today. The new protocl version, HTTP version 2 or in short HTTP/2, has some much needed improvements in terms of speed, reliability Continue reading →
This site is using outdated security settings that may prevent future versions of Chrome from being able to safely access it.
You might see this warning when you visit a site that has you connected to with an HTTPS connection: This site is using outdated security settings that may prevent future versions of Chrome from being able to safely access it. This alert/error means that the website is using an old security algorithm such as SHA-1 Continue reading →