A lot of work goes into maintaining the official West Mifflin Borough websites.
Content is constantly added and updated. Various borough staff members make changes in their systems and changes magically appear on the appropriate pages.
There is a lot that happens behind the scenes, too. Protecting against hackers and attackers. constant software updates and security analysis.
Can you believe that the West Mifflin borough websites ward off quite a number of hacks and attacks each and every day?!
We’ve stepped up our security a number of notches.
You might have noticed a minor change in your address bar when you visit WestMifflinBorough.com, WestMifflinRecreation.com, or WestMifflinPolice.com – the address shows as “Secure”, and is preceded by an “https”.
It makes very little difference to you – just that you can look at your address bar, smile, sit back and relax a little as you browse our sites.
Https stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure. You should check for this security when visiting websites that you interact with and give information to.
We’ve put this web security in place on our websites to show that what you’re looking at is officially West Mifflin Borough owned, and is being served to you over a secure connection.
“In its popular deployment on the internet, HTTPS provides authentication of the website and associated web server with which one is communicating, which protects against man-in-the-middle attacks. Additionally, it provides bidirectional encryption of communications between a client and server, which protects against eavesdropping and tampering with or forging the contents of the communication. In practice, this provides a reasonable guarantee that one is communicating with precisely the website that one intended to communicate with (as opposed to an impostor), as well as ensuring that the contents of communications between the user and site cannot be read or forged by any third party.”
We take out online presence, our content, our data, and your peace of mind, very seriously