Training: 8–9 November 2016
Tutorials & Conference: 9–11 November 2016
Amsterdam, NL

The case for HTTPS everywhere

Emily Schechter (Google)
11:20–12:00 Thursday, 10 November, 2016
Bridging business and security
Location: G106/107 Level: Beginner
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A very basic knowledge of HTTPS and SSL

What you'll learn

  • Learn a methodical approach for tackling the road to HTTPS everywhere


HTTPS is no longer only for sensitive sites; it’s a critical piece of the web user experience and necessary for the long-term health of the Web. Google is methodically hunting and tackling major hurdles for TLS adoption to guide the Web toward HTTPS everywhere. Emily Schechter shares lessons learned on the road to ubiquitous HTTPS, focusing on the benefits of HTTPS. Emily offers an approach to HTTPS conversations and making the business case for HTTPS at your site.

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Emily Schechter


Emily Schechter is product manager for Chrome Security at Google, working on Chrome Security UX and HTTPS adoption on the Web. Previously, Emily worked on the Google Safe Browsing and Anti-Malvertising teams to keep Google and web users safe from online threats. Emily has degrees in computer engineering and economics from Dartmouth College.