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Nick Sullivan

Nick Sullivan

San Francisco

Nick Sullivan was Head of Research (& Cryptography) at Cloudflare until 2023. He is passionate about improving security and privacy through cutting-edge research and the development of open standards.

DDoS Prevention: Protecting The Origin



One of the many great features that CloudFlare provides is protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. A malicious party who wants to make your website or web service unavailable could try to overwhelm it with requests from compromised machines (or bots) all around the world. ...