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70% of Internet traffic encrypted in 2016


Sandvine, a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, has released a Global Internet Phenomena Spotlight on the state of Internet traffic encryption in 2016.

In recent years, a significant number of major Internet services and applications have begun to encrypt their traffic in order to ensure their user's content remains private. In this report, Sandvine uses data collected from networks in North America, Europe, and Latin America to explain the current state of traffic encryption, make predictions on where it is going, as well as provide a high level overview of the technical terms and technology associated with encrypted Internet traffic.