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IS A WEBSITE WITH HTTPS SECURE?

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Destiny Young
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Destiny Young is a highly credentialed information technology professional with over 13 years of industry experience. An HND/BSc (Hons) Computer Science graduate. He holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Technology from the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Distinction-grade MBA alumnus of Nexford University, Washington, DC, where he also obtained a First-class MSc degree in Digital Transformation. He is currently pursuing MSc in Cybersecurity. His professional development direction is in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, and Business Intelligence. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria (CIA), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), etc.

In case you never knew, when you visit a website that has https and a green security lock, it doesn’t mean the website is legitimate. It just means that the data transmission on the website has been encrypted and cannot be tampered with.

A criminal can set up a fraudulent website or purchase a security certificate from a certificate authority using a proxy organisation. It is a misconception to believe that a site with HTTPS is safe. In short, criminals now transport malicious payloads using HTTPS sites, to mislead visitors.

The safest bet to secure your digital assets and ensure your confidentiality is to implement endpoint security—installing security software (anti-malware) on your device.

When you have premium anti-malware software on your device, it will scan the website you visit for malware and block it from infecting your device.

it is highly recommended that you prioritize endpoint protection

By: DESTINY YOUNG | IT Operations and Technology Infrastructure Engineer

Destiny Young
Destiny Young is a highly credentialed information technology professional with over 13 years of industry experience. An HND/BSc (Hons) Computer Science graduate. He holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Technology from the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Distinction-grade MBA alumnus of Nexford University, Washington, DC, where he also obtained a First-class MSc degree in Digital Transformation. He is currently pursuing MSc in Cybersecurity. His professional development direction is in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, and Business Intelligence. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria (CIA), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), etc.
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