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What Is Mean Secure Search over SSL?

Using Google Secure Search over SSL (Secure Socket Layer), all your search queries and search traffic are encrypted using SSL so they can't be easily recovered by a third party such as employers and internet service providers (ISPs).

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How do I get started with Secure Search over SSL?

You can add Secure Search Provider to your list of available Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer search provders. Add Google Secure Search Provider by clicking once on the button below and confirm the addition (Pic.1, Pic.2)

Add Google Secure Search Provider

How do I change my browser so it uses Secure Search over SSL?

Google Chrome

Right-click on the address bar and select "Edit search engines". Select Google Secure Search over SSL and click Make Default.

Additionally, Chrome allows you to assign and use keywords to various search engines and services.For example, you can use "s" for Secure Search by typing s and pressing the TAB key:

Search Google over SSL

Firefox: Change Address Bar Search Provider

Type in your Firefox address bar: about:config
Inside of the filter search box, type in: keyword.URL
Double-click on keyword.URL and change the value to (Pic.3): https://www.google.com/search?q=
Restart Firefox.

Additionally, Firefox allows you to create and use a keyword to Secure Search over SSL. For example, typing s Chrome will run a search on Google over SSL for Chrome:

Search Google over SSL

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Where can I find more information about the Secure Search over SSL?

Official Google Blog: Search more securely with encrypted Google web search
Learn more about searching on Google with SSL: Google search over SSL

Add Search Engine to the Chrome Pic.1 Chrome: Confirm Search Engine addition.

Add Search Engine to the Internet Explorer Pic.2 Internet Explorer: Confirm Search Engine addition.

Change Firefox Address Bar Search Provider Pic.3 Firefox: Change Address Bar Search Provider.

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