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Play by Play: What You Need to Know About HTTPS Today

by Troy Hunt and Lars Klint

In this course, you’ll discover the importance of using HTTPS on every website and give examples of where penalties are applied to sites that don’t.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: What You Need to Know About HTTPS Today, Troy Hunt and Lars Klint cover how securing web traffic over HTTPS is rapidly becoming a critical component for today. Learn how websites are increasingly being compelled to go secure as browsers warn users of insecure sites, allow performance features only over secure connections, and increase content security policies. By the end of this course, you’ll have a clear understanding of the importance of securing web traffic over HTTPS.

About the authors

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security, an ASPInsider, and a full time Author for Pluralsight—a leader in online training for technology and creative professionals. Troy has been building software for browsers since the very early days of the web and possesses an exceptional ability to distill complex subjects into relatable explanations. This has led Troy to become an industry thought leader in the security space and produce more than twenty top-rated courses ... more

Lars is a Principal Magician with Arkahna, author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, aspiring Microsoft Azure expert and part time classic car collector. He is heavily involved in the space of cloud computing services, especially Azure, and is a published author, solution architect and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organises the DDD Melbourne community conference, organises developer events with Mic... more

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