Going Global - a Localization Case Study at Cloudflare

Published on by Claire Tsai.

Today Cloudflare serves nearly 10% of all global internet requests and more than 80% of our customers are based outside of the United States. Cloudflare is rapidly growing and there is nothing more important to us than being able to better serve our users across the world beyond our global offices in San Francisco, Austin, Champaign, Washington D.C., New York, London, and Singapore. Earlier this year, we…

Advancing Privacy Protection with the GDPR

Published on by Caroline Greer.

A game-changer The road towards implementation of the new European GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) has been a long one, even though public awareness of its impact, especially outside of Europe, is only now really starting to take hold. This game-changing piece of EU legislation will require companies to fundamentally change how they process and use personal data (broadly defined) they receive from EU citizens, including through…

App Highlight: Hardenize

Published on by Jameson Sundell.

Hardenize is a comprehensive security tool that continuously monitors the security and configuration of your domain name, email, and website. Ivan Ristić, the author of Hardenize, gave a demo of his app at our Cloudflare London HQ. Do you know how secure your site is? View a Hardenize report on your website by clicking this button: [![](/content/images/2017/08/Selection_566-1.png)](https://www.cloudflare.com/apps/…

Broken packets: IP fragmentation is flawed

Published on by Marek Majkowski.

As opposed to the public telephone network, the internet has a Packet Switched design. But just how big can these packets be? CC BY 2.0 image by ajmexico, inspired by This is an old question and the IPv4 RFCs answer it pretty clearly. The idea was to split the problem into two separate concerns: What is the maximum packet size that can be handled by operating systems…