It is now commonly accepted as fact that web performance is critical for business. Slower sites can affect conversion rates on e-commerce stores, they can affect your sign-up rate on your SaaS service and lower the readership of your content.
Over the past few days we learnt about a new attack that posed a serious weakness in the encryption protocol used to secure all modern Wi-Fi networks.
Cloudflare’s customers recognize that they need to protect the confidentiality and integrity of communications with their web visitors.
Today we announced Geo Key Manager, a feature that gives customers control over where their private keys are stored with Cloudflare. This builds on a previous Cloudflare innovation called Keyless SSL and a novel cryptographic access control mechanism.
This post summarizes how prevalent encrypted web traffic interception is and how it negatively affects online security according to a study published at NDSS 2017 authored by several researchers including the author of this post and Nick Sullivan of Cloudflare.