Certifications and compliance resources

Learn about Cloudflare’s adherence to industry-standard security compliance certifications and regulations.

Cloudflare was built to help you and your customers be more secure on the Internet. Learn about the certifications that help us preserve that security.

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ISO 27001:2013

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is an industry-wide accepted information security certification that focuses on the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and security risk management processes. Cloudflare has been ISO 27001 certified since 2019 and the certificate is available upon request.

ISO 27701:2019

ISO/IEC 27701:2019 is a new ISO privacy certification, implementing a comprehensive Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) aligned with various privacy regulations including the GDPR. Cloudflare has been ISO 27701 certified as a PII Processor and PII Controller since 2021 — read our blog below to learn more.

ISO 27018:2019

ISO/IEC 27018:2019 is an international privacy certification that extends an Information Security Management System (ISMS) to protect personal data when being processed in a public cloud. Cloudflare has been ISO 27018 certified since 2022 and the certificate is available upon request.

SOC 2 Type II

Cloudflare has undertaken the AICPA SOC 2 Type II certification to attest to Security, Confidentiality, and Availability controls in place in accordance to the AICPA Trust Service Criteria. Cloudflare's SOC 2 Type II report covers security, confidentiality, and availability controls to protect customer data and is available upon request.

PCI DSS 3.2.1

Cloudflare maintains PCI DSS Level 1 compliance and has been PCI compliant since 2014. Cloudflare's Web Application Firewall (WAF), Cloudflare Access, Content Delivery Network (CDN), Time Service, Workers, and Workers KV are PCI compliant solutions. Cloudflare is audited annually by a third-party Qualified Security Assessor QSA. Cloudflare's Attestation of Compliance is available upon request

C5:2020

Cloud Computing Compliance Criteria Catalogue (C5:2020) is an auditing standard created by Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). The C5 standard ensures cloud service providers adhere to a baseline of information security criteria. The C5 report covers security controls to protect customer data and is available upon request.

1.1.1.1 Public DNS Resolver Privacy Examination

On April 1, 2018, we took a big step toward improving Internet privacy and security with the launch of the 1.1.1.1 public DNS resolver - the Internet's fastest, privacy-first public DNS resolver. Cloudflare conducted a first-of-its-kind privacy examination by a Big Four accounting firm to determine whether the 1.1.1.1 resolver was effectively configured to meet Cloudflare’s privacy commitments. See below for more information.

BSI Qualification

Cloudflare has been recognized by the German government's Federal Office for Information Security as an qualified provider of DDoS mitigation services. Download this qualification to learn more.

WCAG 2.1 AA and Section 508

Cloudflare's dashboard completes Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) in compliance with international standards set forth by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA and in conformance with legal standards set forth by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.