Encryption Week

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

Since CloudFlare’s inception, we have worked tirelessly to make encryption as simple and as accessible as possible. Over the last two years, we’ve made CloudFlare the easiest way to enable encryption for web properties and internet services. From the launch of Universal SSL, which gives HTTPS to millions of sites for free, to the Origin CA, which helps customers encrypt their origin servers, to the “No…

CloudFlare’s new WordPress plugin

Published on by Rahul Mahajan.

Over 25% of all websites use WordPress, and over 10% of all internet traffic flows through CloudFlare; WordPress + CloudFlare has always been a winning combination, and now with CloudFlare’s new WordPress plugin, it's easier than ever to make your site 60% faster. Install or upgrade to CloudFlare's new plugin to speed up your WordPress site. Our new plugin adds all of CloudFlare's performance and security benefits in…

Webcast: Hardening Microservices Security

Published on by Ryan Knight.

Microservices is one of the buzz words of the moment. Beyond the buzz, microservices architecture offers a great opportunity for developers to rethink how they design, develop, and secure applications. On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 10am PT/1pm ET join SANS Technology Institute instructor and courseware author, David Holzer, as well as CloudFlare Solutions Engineer, Matthew Silverlock, as they discuss best practices for adopting and deploying microservices…

Welcoming Sir Tim Berners-Lee to the CloudFlare Internet Summit

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

This Thursday, September 15, we are holding our second Internet Summit at our offices in San Francisco. We have a fascinating lineup of speakers covering policy, technology, privacy, and business. We are very pleased to announce that Sir Tim Berners-Lee will be our special guest in a fireside chat session. Twenty-five years ago, Sir Tim laid the foundations of our modern web-connected society; first, in 1989, with his…

After 4 days, Gabon is getting back on the Internet (updated)

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

On September 1, we reported that we had seen a complete shutdown of Internet access to CloudFlare sites from Gabon. This morning, Internet connectivity in Gabon appears to have been at least partially restored starting at around 0500 UTC. Some news reports indicate that Internet access has been restored in the capital but that access to social media sites is still restricted. We will continue to monitor the…