August 09, 2019 4:01PM
The Serverlist: Building out the SHAMstack
The Serverlist Newsletter
Check out our seventh edition of The Serverlist below. Get the latest scoop on the serverless space, get your hands dirty with new developer tutorials, engage in conversations with other serverless developers, and find upcoming meetups and conferences to attend....
August 08, 2019 10:00PM
Introducing Certificate Transparency Monitoring
Today we’re launching Certificate Transparency Monitoring (my summer project as an intern!) to help customers spot malicious certificates. If you opt into CT Monitoring, we’ll send you an email whenever a certificate is issued for one of your domains....
August 05, 2019 1:44AM
Terminating Service for 8Chan
Freedom of Speech
The mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are horrific tragedies. In the case of the El Paso shooting, the suspected terrorist gunman appears to have been inspired by the forum website known as 8chan....
July 31, 2019 8:10PM
Why I’m Helping Cloudflare Grow in Australia & New Zealand (A/NZ)
Life @ Cloudflare
I’ve recently joined Cloudflare as Head of Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). This is an important time for the company as we continue to grow our presence locally to address the demand in A/NZ, recruit local talent, and build on the successes we’ve had in our other offices around the globe....
July 19, 2019 1:00PM
Securing infrastructure at scale with Cloudflare Access
I rarely have to deal with the hassle of using a corporate VPN and I hope it remains this way. As a new member of the Cloudflare team, that seems possible. Coworkers who joined a few years ago did not have that same luck. They had to use a VPN to get any work done. What changed?...
July 18, 2019 2:12PM
A Tale of Two (APT) Transports
Securing access to your APT repositories is critical. At Cloudflare, like in most organizations, we used a legacy VPN to lock down who could reach our internal software repositories. However, a network perimeter model lacks a number of features that we consider critical to a team’s security....
July 17, 2019 6:00AM
Cloudflare's new Lisbon office
Life @ Cloudflare
I was the 24th employee of Cloudflare and the first outside of San Francisco. Working out of my spare bedroom, I wrote a chunk of Cloudflare’s software before starting to recruit a team in London. Today, Cloudflare London, our EMEA headquarters, has more than 200 people....
July 12, 2019 3:45PM
Details of the Cloudflare outage on July 2, 2019
Almost nine years ago, Cloudflare was a tiny company and I was a customer not an employee. Cloudflare had launched a month earlier and one day alerting told me that my little site, jgc.org, didn’t seem to have working DNS any more....
July 11, 2019 1:03PM
The Network is the Computer: A Conversation with John Gage
To learn more about the origins of “The Network is the Computer,” I spoke with John Gage, the creator of the phrase and the 21st employee of Sun Microsystems. John had a key role in shaping the vision of Sun and had a lot to share about his vision for the future....
July 11, 2019 1:02PM
The Network is the Computer: A Conversation with Ray Rothrock
Last week I spoke with Ray Rothrock, former Director of CAD/CAM Marketing at Sun Microsystems, to discuss his time at Sun and how the Internet has evolved. In this conversation, Ray discusses the importance of trust as a principle, the growth of Sun in sales and marketing...
July 11, 2019 1:01PM
The Network is the Computer: A Conversation with Greg Papadopoulos
I spoke with Greg Papadopoulos, former CTO of Sun Microsystems, to discuss the origins and meaning of “The Network is the Computer,” as well as Cloudflare’s role in the evolution of the phrase. Listen to our conversation and read the transcript....
July 11, 2019 1:00PM
The Network is the Computer
We recently registered the trademark for “The Network is the Computer,” to encompass how Cloudflare is utilizing its network to pave the way for the future of the Internet. The phrase was first coined in 1984 by John Gage, the 21st employee of Sun Microsystems,...
July 10, 2019 6:50PM
The Serverlist: Serverless makes a splash at JSConf EU and JSConf Asia
The Serverlist Newsletter
Check out our sixth edition of The Serverlist below. Get the latest scoop on the serverless space, get your hands dirty with new developer tutorials, engage in conversations with other serverless developers, and find upcoming meetups and conferences to attend....
July 10, 2019 1:07PM
A gentle introduction to Linux Kernel fuzzing
For some time I’ve wanted to play with coverage-guided fuzzing. I decided to have a go at the Linux Kernel netlink machinery. It's a good target: it's an obscure part of kernel, and it's relatively easy to automatically craft valid messages....
July 02, 2019 3:50PM
Cloudflare outage caused by bad software deploy (updated)
Starting at 1342 UTC today we experienced a global outage across our network that resulted in visitors to Cloudflare-proxied domains being shown 502 errors (“Bad Gateway”). The cause of this outage was deployment of a single misconfigured rule within the Cloudflare Web Application Firewall (WAF)...