SSL or Secure Sockets Layer has landed here at ado16.info.
With the adoption of SSL there are three main security principles we will now all benefit from;
- Encryption: protect data transmissions (e.g. browser to server, server to server, application to server, etc.)
- Authentication: ensure the server you’re connected to is actually the correct server.
- Data integrity: ensure that the data that is requested or submitted is what is actually delivered.
You’ll note that you’ve already been “forced” to use the secured website address (https://www.ado16.info), and this same pattern will continue across the site.
What do I need to do?
No action is required on your part – the transition from a traditional website to an SSL website is all handled at server level, you can just sit back, relax – safe in the knowledge that you’re really visiting the website you anticipated viewing!
How do I know I’m viewing the SSL version of the website?
Simple, just look for the padlock symbol next to the website address – it’ll look something like this: