We recently launched a small website (https://iciamprizes.org) as a companion site to the main ICIAM website. It's the first time we've pushed a client to adopt SSL for all site visitors, and something we will encourage for all future sites.
In simple terms using HTTPS offers end-to-end encryption, particularly important if you are asking site visitors to submit important data; such an approach is valid to passing your login details. So this prevents malicious users intercepting such data (it's quite easy - a quick Google search shows how: https://goo.gl/mWd0cv).
The other significant reason is that Google announced 12 months ago that sites that provide HTTPS will be prioritised in search rankings. Although unencrypted sites (ie, with http:// prefix) won't be blacklisted, this is certainly a step in encouraging a more secure internet.
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(24th) Encryption IS Way Ahead
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(3rd) DrupalCamp Scotland 2013
(1st) Creating Web Apps in iOS
(21st) Building a Website
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