HTTPS and SSL
HTTPS is secure communication over Internet. HTTPS uses a encrypted connection by Transport Layer Security (TLS) or its predecessor Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
It provides authentication of the website. In practice it protect the privacy, integrity, communication content between the visitor and the website so the exchanged data cannot be read, forged, eavesdropped and tampered with by any third party.
Portfoliobox.net uses HTTPS when you login in your website admin panel to work with your page.