Google has started flagging HTTP sites that request user data as "non-secure" (red)

  • 27/11/2017 2:04 PM

With the release of Chrome 62 in Oct 2017, Google has started flagging HTTP sites that request user data as "non-secure" (red)

So, What this means for you?

If you are a website owner and answer to below Question is yes then, you need to purchase and install SSL to avoid any risks or warnings. If you don’t implement SSL soon, your visitors will see a “Not Secure” warning on visiting your site.

- Does your website request text inputs in the form of login panels, contact forms, search bars, etc.
- Is your website on HTTP://?

What is SSL?
SSL (Secure Sockets layer): SSL is the backbone of our secure Internet and it protects your sensitive information as it travels across the world's computer networks.
SSL is essential for protecting your website, even if it doesn't handle sensitive information like credit cards.
It provides privacy, critical security and data integrity for both your websites and your users' personal information.

Why SSL is Important?
- SSL Encrypts Sensitive Information (For Eg. Credit Card Information)
- SSL Provides Authentication
- SSL Provides Trust (such as a lock icon, HTTPS Tag, Trust Seal etc)

Why Balasai Net Pvt Ltd, forcing us to install an SSL?
This is not a change we (Balasai Net Pvt Ltd) are enforcing. Rather, this is something Google is introducing in their popular Google Chrome web browser.
Other major browsers like Mozilla Firefox will also turning up the heat on HTTP, eventually marking it “Not Secure.”

If I still continue on HTTP (Don't opt for SSL) What will be an Impact?
Your Website will be fully functional as previous, but Your Website visitor will see 'Not Secure' message at browser.

This will likely impact your customer's confidence / Trust in your website and in turns results in reduction in Website traffic.

Not Sure Which SSL Certificate is Suitable for your Website?
Please visit: for various SSL options offered by Balasai Net Pvt Ltd.

Still confused? Contact us at 020- 2566 2112 / 9049012244 or mail us at

Thanks & Regards,
Team Balasai.

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