Google Report On HTTPS Adoption Within Google & The Top Web Sites

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:47 am 6 by
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Google shared a new report in the Transparency Report for HTTPS both by Google properties and the top sites on the web.

It appears that Google has encrypted 77% of their traffic to date but is aiming to go to 100%. Here is a chart showing their improvement over time with this metric:

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Here is a chart by Google product:

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And here is one by country:

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On the "top sites" which Google determined by using Alexa data and their own internal data, about 25% of those sites are encrypted. You can see which sites are on that list over here.

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