“Does HTTPS really make any sense for a static web site?”
We’ve heard this a couple of times when talking about BitBalloon’s HTTPS support.
It might seem like a static site is already plenty secure: there’s no moving parts, no risk of SQL injection, no openings for XSS attacks, no cookies to hijack, no personalized data sent over the wire, etc, etc, etc…
So why spend extra and take even the smallest performance hit just to add HTTPS to a static site?
Here’s 5 good reasons you should switch to HTTPS for your static site today: