Google becomes its own Root Certificate Authority

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) In an effort to expand its certificate authority capabilities and build the “foundation of a more secure web,” Google has finally launched its root certificate authority.

In past few years, we have seen Google taking many steps to show its strong support for sites using HTTPS, like:

Giving more preference to HTTPS websites in its search rankings than others.

Warning users that all HTTP

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