Google has announced that starting in July, it will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’.
With the release of Chrome 68 in July 2018, this is the way HTTP sites’ address bars will look like:
Here is how Google explains the steps being taken by them:
Chrome’s new interface will help users understand that all HTTP sites are not secure, and continue to move the web towards a secure HTTPS web by default. HTTPS is easier and cheaper than ever before, and it unlocks both performance improvements and powerful new features that are too sensitive for HTTP.
Chrome further plans to convert Not Secure text in the address bar in red with a caution symbol as shown below:
It is advisable to implement SSL and make your website secure before it is marked under the insecure category. Implementing SSL/TLS certification is not difficult. It just requires some steps and the website has a security layer. It ensures a secure connection between the web server and any browser accessing the web page across the globe. These few simple measures can lower the likelihood of a successful attack.