Keeping websites and APIs secure and productive
Web applications and APIs make the digital world go round. Cloudflare protects applications and APIs from abuse, stops bad bots, thwarts DDoS attacks, and monitors for suspicious payloads and browser supply chain attacks.
Our application security products work closely with our performance suite, all delivered by one of the world’s most connected global cloud platforms.
A single network and console for full integration
Cloudflare gives you a single, powerful application security posture. Our products are managed from a streamlined, single console for security integration, all running on a single rules engine for no gaps in protections.
We keep pace with threats
Threats move fast and Cloudflare keeps pace. Zero-day vulnerability exploit protections is fast so customers can patch their infrastructure. Global rules are deployed in seconds for instant protection.
Precise, data-driven security
Cloudflare protects millions of web properties and serves tens of millions of HTTP requests per second on average. This reach provides unmatched visibility into threats, enables our machine learning models to keep getting better with time and ensures we never sidetrack business with false positives.
Gain a modern application security posture by making Cloudflare's network your enterprise security perimeter. All Cloudflare application security, managed from a single console, is delivered from our global edge network of 275 data centers in more than 100 countries for incredible performance, reliability and unlimited scalability.
Protect against DDoS attacks of any size and kind.
Web application firewall
Protect your business-critical web applications from attacks.
Make our massive global network your secure API gateway.
Manage good / bad bots — stop bad bots with threat intelligence at scale.
Protect against abusive behavior — DDoS, brute force login, etc.
SSL / TLS encryption
Secure vistor data and boost SEO rankings.
SSL / TLS for Saas
Secure customer data with strong data encryption.
Attack surface management and mitigate threats in a few clicks.
Granular lens into network traffic.
Detailed logs of HTTP requests, Spectrum events, or Firewall events.
Threat intelligence and operations that bolsters security postures and SOC effectiveness.
2021 saw more than 20K vulnerabilities to exploit - the greatest number on record.
API-related traffic represented almost 54% of Cloudflare network traffic in 2021.
Up to 40% of all Internet traffic is bot traffic - and a significant portion is malicious.
94% of desktop and mobile sites use third-party resources.
Learn how Mindbody replaced seven standalone products with one integrated, user-friendly Cloudflare solution.
Learn how Cloudflare helped LendingTree save over $250,000 in just 5 months and reduced Bot attacks by over 70%.
Learn how SCAYLE protects online fashion retailers against e-commerce attacks with Cloudflare.
Our vast global network spanning 275 cities is one of the fastest on the planet. In fact, we can reach 95% of the world’s population within approximately 50 ms.
That means our single-pass security inspection happens at the data center closest to its source, so security never comes with a performance tradeoff.
We build products that are simple to deploy and configure. Ease of onboarding, adoption, and management is a core design tenet of every Cloudflare product.
There is no hardware to rack and stack and no software to install, and it is completely transparent to your end-users.
We measure deployment in minutes and hours, not days and weeks (or months). Once you are on Cloudflare, adding new functionalities is quick and simple.
Cloudflare's global network spans across 275 cities in approximately 100 countries. This allows Cloudflare to operate within approximately 50 milliseconds of 95% of the Internet-connected population in the developed world. Our global network capacity is over 172 Tbps.
With tens of millions of Internet properties on our network, Cloudflare’s curated and unique threat intelligence seamlessly protects against sophisticated attacks.
We operate at a massive scale to protect any asset on our network from any threat.
Gartner® named Cloudflare a “Leader” in Web Application and API Protection
We believe this recognition in the "2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAAP" report validates that we protect against emerging threats faster, offer tighter integration of multiple security capabilities, and deliver powerful ease of use and deployment.
Forrester named Cloudflare a “Leader” in DDoS mitigation services
In the 2021 Forrester Wave™ for DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Cloudflare received the highest possible scores in 15 evaluation criteria, including performance, product vision, implementation speed, response automation, and security operations centers.
Forrester named Cloudflare a “Strong Performer” in Bot Management
In the 2022 Forrester Wave™ for Bot Management, Cloudflare received particular recognition for our overall product vision, threat research quality, accessible user interface and documentation, and number of customers.