Opportunistic Encryption: Bringing HTTP/2 to the unencrypted web

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

Encrypting the web is not an easy task. Various complexities prevent websites from migrating from HTTP to HTTPS, including mixed content, which can prevent sites from functioning with HTTPS. Opportunistic Encryption provides an additional level of security to websites that have not yet moved to HTTPS and the performance benefits of HTTP/2. Users will not see a security indicator for HTTPS in the address bar when visiting…

Introducing TLS 1.3

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

CloudFlare is turbocharging the encrypted internet The encrypted Internet is about to become a whole lot snappier. When it comes to browsing, we’ve been driving around in a beat-up car from the 90s for a while. Little does anyone know, we’re all about to trade in our station wagons for a smoking new sports car. The reason for this speed boost is TLS 1.3, a…

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…