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  • CloudFlare adds lots of new encryption features

    CloudFlare adds lots of new encryption features

    CloudFlare is encrypting its corner of the internet. The company announced today that it has rolled out new encryption features for all the websites it protects: TLS 1.3, automatic HTTPS rewrites, and opportunistic encryption upgrades. The technical upgrades will occur behind the scenes, so CloudFlare’s customers won’t notice much of a difference (except perhaps a slight uptick… Read More

  • What if cybersecurity followed physics? Crunch Network

    What if cybersecurity followed physics?

    The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-exclusive cybersecurity unicorn club. With the addition of each new member, eyebrows are raised and questions are asked. Are cybersecurity unicorns outliers or are we at the start of a… Read More

  • CloudFlare’s New Domain Registry Protects Site Owners From Domain Hijacking

    CloudFlare’s New Domain Registry Protects Site Owners From Domain Hijacking

    CloudFlare, the security-focused content delivery network, already protects its customers from DDoS attacks and other attacks, but today, the company is taking another step to ensure its customers remain in control of their sites. CloudFlare is launching a domain registry service — CloudFlare Registrar — that protects high-profile sites from domain hijackings and domain… Read More

  • What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn? Crunch Network

    What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn?

    Cybercorns are companies that have surpassed the magical $1 billion valuation. Several of these extraordinary ventures are Okta, Sophos, Tanium, Palantir, FireEye, Splunk, Zscaler, Lookout, CloudFlare, Illumio and AVAST. But in a world where technology is changing rapidly, and in which attackers are agile and focused, which of these unicorns will survive? What is the half-life, perhaps measured… Read More

  • Cloudflare Turns on HTTP/2 For All Of Its Users

    Cloudflare Turns on HTTP/2 For All Of Its Users

    Earlier this year, the specs for HTTP/2 — the successor to the HTTP protocol that powers the web — were finalized. But as with any technology that aims to replace such a fundamental part of the Internet, it takes a while before people adopt it. The number of HTTP/2 sites is going to double today, though, as Cloudflare now defaults all of its free and Pro users to the new… Read More

  • CloudFlare Hints IPO Could Be Coming, But Not This Year

    CloudFlare Hints IPO Could Be Coming, But Not This Year

    Just this morning, CloudFlare announced a $110 million round led by Fidelity Investments, and on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt, Michelle Zatlyn, CloudFlare’s head of customer experience, told TechCrunch’s Frederic Lardinois the company definitely won’t be IPOing this year — but she hinted that it’s out there on the horizon. When a big round is led by… Read More

  • CloudFlare Locks Down $110M From Fidelity, Microsoft, Google, Baidu And Qualcomm

    CloudFlare Locks Down $110M From Fidelity, Microsoft, Google, Baidu And Qualcomm

    CloudFlare has secured a $110 million round of private financing, led by Fidelity, and participated in by a cadre of technology giants, including Baidu, Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm. The company has raised more than $180 million to date. The quickly growing startup now operates in more than 30 countries, and, according to material provided to TechCrunch, processes around 5 percent of the… Read More

  • CloudFlare’s Co-Founders Matthew Prince And Michelle Zatlyn Will Join Us At Disrupt SF

    CloudFlare’s Co-Founders Matthew Prince And Michelle Zatlyn Will Join Us At Disrupt SF

    Disrupt SF is only a few weeks away now and our agenda is shaping up nicely. Among the speakers at this year’s event are CloudFlare co-founders Matthew Prince and Michelle Zatlyn. CloudFlare, which offers both content distribution and security tools for web sites, is near and dear to our hearts because the company launched as a Disrupt Battlefield company almost exactly five years… Read More

  • Acquia Partners with CloudFlare To Boost DDoS Security

    Acquia Partners with CloudFlare To Boost DDoS Security

    Acquia announced today that it’s teaming with CloudFlare to offer its customers CloudFlare Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, as well as Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Acquia will sell and service these products. Acquia wanted a product it could package and service, so the partner needed to be flexible in this regard. It considered building something itself… Read More

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