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

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.
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(76)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 22, 2017
Duration
1h 12m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(76)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 22, 2017
Duration
1h 12m
Description

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 author
About the author

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security. He's a regular conference speaker, frequent blogger at troyhunt.com and is the creator of the data breach notification service known as “Have I Been Pwned”.

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Lars is an author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, authority on all things Windows Platform, and part time crocodile wrangler. He is heavily involved in the space of HoloLens and mixed reality, as well as a published Pluralsight author, freelance solution architect, and writer for numerous publications.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone! This is Troy Hunt. And I'm Lars Klint. And welcome to our Play By Play on What You Need to Know About HTTPS Today. I'm a Microsoft Regional Directory and Most Valuable Professional for Developer Security. And I have a passion for security. I've written many, many other Pluralsight courses on the topic. Plus I'm also the creator of the data breach notification service known as Have I Been Pwned? And I'm a freelance solution architect at larsklint. com, Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional for Windows Development, speaker, and expert in mixed reality development. I'm also an Australian Outback internet specialist. Yes, really. I've been building software systems from tiny websites to massive telecommunications systems for the past 20 years. In this course, we will discuss why HTTPS is becoming such an essential part of the internet. What's driving its growth? How is it overcoming the barriers to adoption? And, indeed, why do we even need it in the first place? Learn how the value propositions of confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity are a big deal and how they can be abused if not used correctly. We're going to debunk myths around HTTPS such as it being slow or hard to implement or expensive. They're just simply not issues anymore. This course will help you learn how to take advantage of modern services that make development for secure web a lot easier and much more approachable too. But it doesn't end there. This course includes real-life examples of where things went wrong and how it can be so easily avoided today. We'll look at some best practices for using HTTPS and show the tools and methods needed to build a web for the future. To complete the course, all you need is a passion for building more secure web apps, an understanding of the internet, and the next hour or so to watch this course. I hope you will join us on this journey to learn how to manage HTTPS for your web development with the What You Need to Know About HTTPS Today Play By Play at Pluralsight.