The Search Giant has announced that they will give more priority to secure websites i.e those using HTTPS protocol , if your website is not using HTTPS Security encryption ( A SSL Certificate ) then your website may loose google page ranking

The Search Giant has decided to implement  SSL preferences to its algorithm , which will promote websites with https security in order to increase the secure flow of data over the world wide web.

Presently the SSL preference shall be almost 1% of the overall search criteria , but in the coming years it will increase the influence of SSL  to provide users a safer web environment.