Five Cyber Threats Every Security Leader Must Know About

Networks are evolving at an unprecedented rate. Physical and virtual environments, private and public clouds, and a growing array of IoT and endpoint devices are all dramatically expanding the potential attack surface. Protecting highly elastic network environments present cybersecurity leaders with a complex array of security challenges. In part, this Continue Reading

How we built rate limiting capable of scaling to millions of domains

Back in April we announced Rate Limiting of requests for every Cloudflare customer. Being able to rate limit at the edge of the network has many advantages: it’s easier for customers to set up and operate, their origin servers are not bothered by excessive traffic or layer 7 attacks, the Continue Reading

Cybercriminals Are Building an Army of Things Creating a Tipping Point for Cybersecurity

Cybercrime is big business, and is growing at an exponential rate. British insurer Lloyd’s of London estimated the cybercrime market at $400 Billion in 2015. Today, just two years later, the World Economic Forum estimates that the total economic cost of cybercrime to currently be $3 trillion. And Cybersecurity Ventures Continue Reading

Fundamental Rules of Healthcare Security

The year 2015 saw an accelerated rate of change in healthcare security – and many of those changes were not encouraging. On one hand, the availability and usefulness of patient data has skyrocketed – good for healthcare providers but also lucrative for those seeking to use it for nefarious purposes. Continue Reading