1. Development Trend of Encrypted Traffic
Deployment of more and more applications on the cloud and use of the Internet demand careful attention to cyber security threats. Attacks against web applications are the most frequent challenge.
To ensure communication security and privacy, more and more websites use HTTPS rather than HTTP for transmission. HTTPS network connections protect information from snoopers, middlemen, and hackers who attempt to spoof trusted websites.That is, encryption prevents user information from being intercepted and ensures the integrity of information received and sent.
Currently, the proportion of HTTPS traffic on networks is increasing and can even approach 100%, as shown in the following figures.