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HTTPS

Meaning HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure
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Definition

An acronym that describes a secure HTTP; sites dealing with valuable, sensitive information such as e-commerce and banking websites use a SSL to protect information from being captured when it's transferred between the user and the Web server.

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"The secure HTTP uses a Secure Sockets Layer."
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Updated February 5, 2014

HTTPS definition

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