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Myth: I Use a Payment Gateway Like PayPal So Do Not Need an SSL Certificate

Caryle Tylkowski

Poor Security

I have talked previously about unsecured login forms and how bad they are. That discussion is mainly from a security perspective. The same issues in that article exists in this situation where you have a standard http website using a payment gateway like PayPal. You have to send data to your payment gateway from your website. This data is not secured.

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Security is also as much about perception as it is reality.

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