Why HTTPS Matters?
HTTPS helps prevent intruders from tampering with the communications between our website and our users’ browsers. Intruders include intentionally malicious attackers, and legitimate but intrusive companies, such as ISPs or hotels that inject ads into pages.
Intruders exploit unprotected communications to trick your users into giving up sensitive information or installing malware, or to insert their own advertisements into our resources. For example, some third parties inject advertisements into websites that potentially break user experiences and create security vulnerabilities.
Hudson Marine utilises https throughout its site so that your information and web communications are kept secure.
The 3d Secure authentication is an additional fraud prevention scheme that we use through Sage Pay systems to process transactions.
It allows our shoppers to create and assign a password to their card that is then verified whenever a transaction is processed through a site that supports the use of the scheme. The addition of password protection allows extra security on transactions that are processed online.
3D Secure stands for 3 Domain Server, there are 3 parties that are involved in the 3D Secure process:
- The company the purchase is being made from.
- The Acquiring Bank (the bank of the company)
- VISA and MasterCard (the card issuers themselves)
The scheme is a collective of Verified by VISA (VBV) and MasterCard Secure Code (MSC). It is the most recent fraud prevention initiative that is available at the moment.