What does HTTPS stand for?

HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure

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.


"The secure HTTP uses a Secure Sockets Layer."

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Last Updated: February 5, 2014

HTTPS definition

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