Topic: cloudflare

HTTP/3: Latest version of HTTP is an evolution for the mobile era

Earlier this summer, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) published RFC 9114, otherwise known as HTTP/3. This is the latest evolution of HTTP, which is an application layer protocol that is the foundation for the Internet as we know it today. One important difference in HTTP/3 compared with previous iterations is that it runs on … continue reading

Cloudflare expands zero trust platform

Cloudflare announced several new capabilities for Cloudflare One, its Zero Trust SASE platform, including email security protection, data loss prevention tools, cloud access security broker (CASB), and private network discovery. “When I sit with customers, they share that one of the most daunting aspects of Zero Trust security is simply where to begin. Making matters … continue reading

Cloudflare updates to its API-driven Cloud Access Security Broker

The Cloudflare development team has shared new updates that are being made to the API-driven Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that was announced last month. These updates include an outline of what the team is building and what is next for CASB and the opening of the sign up for beta. With this, there will … continue reading

Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, and Ping Identity launch Critical Infrastructure Defense Project

Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, and Ping Identity partnered up to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity in light of increased cyber threats. The new Critical Infrastructure Defense Project will provide free cybersecurity services to vulnerable industries. Eligible organizations will have access to the full suite of Cloudflare Zero Trust solutions, endpoint protection, and intelligence services from CrowdStrike.  The project will … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Cloudflare acquires Area 1 Security; Sumo Logic Cloud SOAR updates; Zenoss monitoring updates for Kubernetes

Cloudflare has announced that it is acquiring the cloud-native security company Area 1 Security in order to bolster email security capabilities. Cloudflare had previously released its first email security product last year with Email Security DNS Wizard, which targets email spoofing and phishing.  “Area 1 has spent years training their machine learning models with email … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Red Hat Ansible Automation on Microsoft Azure; Cloudflare’s new partnerships; and HCL Technologies and KloudGin partner up

Red Hat announced that its Ansible Automation Platform is now available on Microsoft Azure. Red Hat believes this addition will give customers greater return on investment for automation by being able to leverage Azure services, such as compute, network, and storage.  “By integrating open source automation technologies, such as Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Pure Fusion from Pure Storage, Cloudflare’s R2 Storage, and Sysdig and Google Cloud announce partnership

Pure Storage has announced the release of Pure Fusion, which is a self-service, autonomous storage solution. Pure Fusion pools storage arrays into availability zones and automates tasks like workload placement, workload mobility, and fleet rebalancing.  Pure Fusion also includes an API framework that operations teams and end users can use to interact with storage in … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Cloud Catalyst Program, Untangle Command Center updates, and Cloudflare Early Hints support

Google has announced new capabilities to help VMware users ease their migration of workloads to Google Cloud. Through its new Google Cloud Catalyst Program, it will offer one-time Google Cloud credits to offset existing VMware licenses, the ability to apply earned credits across any Google Cloud service, and the ability to earn more credits during … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Menlo Security and VMware integrate, Cloudflare and Alibaba Cloud expand Bandwidth Alliance, and KnowBe4 finds 37.9% of untrained users fail phishing test

Menlo Security is partnering with VMware to provide phishing and malware protection for mobile devices. As part of the partnership, Menlo Security’s Global Cloud Proxy Platform will integrate with VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM). The resulting solution will help protect mobile devices by isolating threats in the cloud before they can reach the … continue reading

Cloudflare focuses on making the Internet faster and safer for enterprises

Cloudflare wants to help build a better Internet with the announcement of Cloudflare for Teams. The new solution is a set of services designed to secure enterprises and employees without sacrificing performance. “With the rise of SaaS, cloud, and an increasingly mobile workforce, existing security solutions don’t work for modern-day employees or their employers,” said … continue reading

Cloudflare’s Magic Transit aims to make networks smarter and more secure

Cloudflare has announced a new tool meant to simplify IT operations. Magic Transit is a new networking solution that brings the benefits of Cloudflare’s network to its customers’ on-premise and data center networks.  Specific benefits of Magic Transit include Layer 3 DDos mitigation, improved performance, and lower total cost of ownership.  Deployed in front of … continue reading

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The Cloudflare outage shouldn’t have happened in this era of automation

Last week, Cloudflare suffered a major outage, bringing down a significant portion of the Internet. Users of websites that have implemented Cloudflare’s services were greeted with a 502 error for about 30 minutes last Tuesday morning. According to Cloudflare, the outage was caused by a rule misconfiguration in the Cloudflare Web Application Firewall (WAF) during … continue reading

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