Put an “s” on It: Moving from HTTP to HTTPS for a Large Publishing Site

The internet is abuzz with HTTPS everywhere. Unfortunately, getting there is a major undertaking. The difficulty of implementing SSL can vary based on the site. Tune in and learn from the successes and mistakes of the team at Wired.

In this session, Zack will discuss the process of implementing HTTPS by default on wired.com. He will walk through selling the idea internally, preparing the site for HTTPS, and monitoring it after the launch. he will outline an approach for an HTTPS transition that anyone can use.

What You’ll Learn

  • The most difficult part of moving to HTTPS
  • Strategies for switching to HTTPS
  • Risks of moving to HTTPS
  • How switching from HTTP to HTTPS can affect SEO
  • Content security policy