Cloudflare Bot Management

Stop bad bots by using threat intelligence at-scale

Undetected malicious bots can damage your brand, steal sensitive information, take over accounts, and negatively impact your revenue.

Now you can manage good and bad bots in real-time with speed and accuracy by harnessing the data from Cloudflare’s more than 20 million Internet properties.

All with quick and easy deployment.

We Stop Bots

Credential Stuffing

Credential Stuffing

Exposes your application to account takeovers and breaches of sensitive customer data

Content Scraping

Content Scraping

Hurts your site's SEO ranking and increases margin pressures from competitors

Content Spam

Content Spam

Pollutes your data and creates a bad customer experience with malicious content

Inventory Hoarding

Inventory Hoarding

Damages your brand and jeopardizes your relationship with suppliers

Credit Card Stuffing

Credit Card Stuffing

Puts your ability to accept payments at risk

Application DDoS

Application DDoS

Slows sites for visitors while wasting bandwidth and compute resources

The great thing about Cloudflare Bot Management solutions is I don't need to spend time fine-tuning. The machine learning algorithms just work because Cloudflare has such great data. Our lives are 1000 times easier while still ensuring our sites are both safe and fast for our customers.
Peter Wolf
Manager, Security Engineering

Bot Detection Methods

Cloudflare enables you to manage bots with speed and accuracy by applying several detection methods.

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Behavioral Analysis

Cloudflare analyzes behavior and detects anomalies in your Internet property's specific traffic, scoring every request by how different it is from the baseline.

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Machine Learning

Cloudflare’s Machine Learning trains on a curated subset of hundreds of billions of requests per day to create a reliable bot score for every request.

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Fingerprinting

Cloudflare uses fingerprinting from over 20 million Internet properties to accurately classify bots. It does not generate or store device fingerprints, eliminating the risk of user privacy being compromised.

Sophisticated Protection Against Bad Bots

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Threat Intelligence At-Scale

Accurately identify bots by applying behavioral analysis, machine learning and fingerprinting to a diverse and vast volume of globally distributed data.

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Integrated Security and Performance

Cloudflare’s Bot Management solution seamlessly integrates with its WAF, DDoS and CDN products, enhancing security, user experience, and performance.

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Complete Without Complexity

Instant deployment and protection against a full range of bot attacks without Javascript injection and mobile SDK.

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Automatic Whitelists

Allows good bots, such as those belonging to search engines, to keep reaching your site while preventing malicious traffic.

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Mobile App and API Protection

Protects your mobile applications from impersonation and emulation attacks without using mobile SDK. The solution also protects APIs that are accessed via web browsers.

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Configuration Flexibility

Granular rules, user-defined mitigations and unique actions beyond the industry standard like render a mock-login or alternative pricing page to thwart bots

"Using machine learning across millions of websites, Cloudflare was able to immediately identify unauthorized bots that were abusing our website. Their mitigation strategies block bots without impacting real users - our false-positive rate is now less than 0.01%."
Tony Bruess
Engineer
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Simple Deployment

Deploy a fast and accurate bot management solution without complex configuration or maintenance. Cloudflare Bot Management will automatically recommend rules to manage bots out-of-the-box. No instrumentation with third-party JavaScript required.

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Control and Configurability

Tune bot management rules to fit your specific needs by scoping them based on path or URI pattern, request method, score sensitivities, and mitigation methods, such as log, CAPTCHA, or block. Use a visual rule builder or write your own pattern-matching rules.

Rich Analytics and Logs

Rich Analytics and Logs

Improve your security posture through insights from viewing time-series graphs with drill-downs. Create your own dashboards that correlate bot management traffic logs with your other data sources by using third-party tools such as SIEMs or business intelligence applications.

"Cloudflare Bot Management gives us peace of mind as we scale our business. Our team can focus on creating value for our clients instead of dealing with bots! We now have a better experience for our clients with reduced spam, account takeovers, and malicious activity."
Leonard Teo
CEO

Trusted by over 20,000,000 Internet properties, in any industry, including:

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