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Google estimates 25% of sites now use secure connections
Google will work with some of the non-secure top 100 sites on the web to help them migrate to HTTPS.
Google announced that about 25 percent of the top 100 non-Google sites on the internet are now on secure connections over HTTPS.
Google’s top 100 non-Google sites list is based on Alexa data and Google’s internal data set.
Google then published the list of the top 100 non-Google sites on their website and said, “We are open to working with all sites listed below to help them move to HTTPS by the end of 2016.”
Google broke the top list site into the following three categories:
(1) top sites running modern HTTPS by default;
(2) top sites running modern HTTPS; and
(3) other top sites.
Here is the current list: