Difference between http and https

to communicate the devices we need to transfer the data from one device to the other. and to understand how this data is transferred we have to take a look at HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) and HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure).

So let’s dive in and understand these two concepts HTTP and HTTPS

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Http:

HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) here the data transmission is in the text format, means human-readable, or can be understood by humans. so here data is like unsecure because anyone can read the data in between two devices which are in communication.

because of the data is not encrypted so that anyone can misuse this data for any purpose, and if we have to secure the data here the HTTPS comes into picture.

Https:

HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure) as the name suggest Secure. this means the data which is going to transfer is encrypted. and this data can not be accessible to any other third party and that's how no one can misuse this data.

So, this is all about Http and Https.