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    Secure Form vs Non Secure Form

    Asked by npp on June 05, 2014 at 07:01 AM

    Hi,

    I am using the form's direct URL only. I don't embed the form in my webpage.

    If I worried about people hacking into my form, will be it better for me to use secure form format?

    http://www.jotform.me/npp/rhb

     

    https://secure.jotform.me/npp/rhb

    Will the secure form perfom as fast as the non secure form?

    Any disadvantage for using the secure form?

     

    Thank you again for your advice.

    Lee

    Page URL:
    http://www.jotform.me/npp/rhb

    non secure JotForm style size font
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    Answered by bob on June 05, 2014 at 11:36 AM

    Your confidential data like credit card number, Social Security number etc. will be safe if you use secure form because all your data be in encrypted form.

    Secure form need some extra work like encrypting and decrypting message, exchanging handshakes as a consequence the form might get little slow. But I can say one thing that if your form will handle confidential / sensitive data then I recommend you to use secure form. 

    Please visit the link below to know more about SSL.

    http://www.jotform.com/help/tag/SSL

     

    Feel free to contact us if you have any confusion.

    Thank You