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[December 27, 2013] Leads Industry in Data Security; Employs Both SSL and McAfee

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. --(Business Wire)--

Aside from, only two of the top twelve scholarship search sites tested in a recent survey of major search engines employ a Secure Socket Layer for the transmission of information and of those two, neither offered both SSL and McAfee (News - Alert) SECURE™ as does While neither SSL nor McAfee SECURE have been adopted as "industry standard", recently has implemented SSL to provide a level of security above and beyond what competing sites offer to continue to provide the best user experience of any scholarship search site on the internet. McAfee SECURE has been in place for some time at

Though hackers primarily target servers and user computer there still exist some risks to data while in transit from users' computers to web sites. has decided to position itself ahead of the curve and take heightened measures to protect the security of data during both transmission and storage. Typically, only banking institutions and others collecting extremely sensitive financial information online (Social Security Numbers, credit card information and other such data) would be expected to employ SSL for the transmission of data, as this is the type of information typically sought out by and most valuable to hackers. However, there has been growing concern regarding the security of data passed over the internet, and has responded to that concern by implementing the SSL protocol site-wide.

Since our founding in 1998, has helped students find money for college as well as learn about the entire financial aid process. Over the years, has become one of the most widely-used and trusted free college scholarship search and financial aid information resources on the Internet. Perhaps of utmost importance is's mission to find and list scholarships which specifically serve minority and underrepresented groups; essentially those requiring the most support in their effort to find and finance the college education they desire.

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