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Early TLS at Fastly

While we started with an original intention to fully deprecate TLS 1.0 as early as 2015, we’re currently reporting that about 20% of our customers in total are still relying on TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. Providing breadth-of-access means that not everyone can upgrade their browser or phone, and for some users, Fastly is their gateway to web access. It’s a balance we’re trying hard to preserve and something that is central to who we are as a web enabler. Starting today, we’re taking a different approach to our TLS deprecation.

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Real-time insights: holiday traffic

Our CDN gives us a unique, real-time view of aggregated traffic patterns on the web. With the 2016 holiday shopping season upon us, we took a look at how shoppers have engaged with ecommerce sites…

Redesigning the Fastly control panel

In July, we introduced the redesigned Fastly control panel, which our customers rely on to manage and control their Fastly services. As UX designers, we help make using the control panel the best experience possible…

Forward secrecy and a reminder about Fastly security advisories

We publish our security advisories to address vulnerabilities discovered on our own platform, as well as significant security vulnerabilities that affect the wider internet community.

The 5 emotional stages of a DDoS attack

It’s emotionally damaging to be the victim of a DDoS, to say the least. The technological consequences of an unmitigated DDoS attack can cripple businesses, but the emotional impacts are often ignored. CEO Artur Bergman…

How to solve anything in VCL, part 3: authentication and feature flags at the edge

In “How to solve anything” parts 1 and 2, we outlined how to use Varnish Configuration Language (VCL) to address some of your more challenging problems. In this post, we’ll discuss how Andrew...

Election day 2016

Although online engagement increases with every election, the 2016 presidential election saw an especially dramatic boost. As surprising polling results rolled in across the nation, voters and global observers turned to trusted media sites to…

A step towards better Web API authentication

The Fastly API is an integral part of our CDN — using our APIs, customers are able to instantly reflect configuration changes, purge content, and perform anything that is available on the Fastly control panel…

The evolution of election technology

With more and more ways for candidates to engage with voters online, campaigns face a unique set of technical challenges, many of which weren’t present during the last presidential election. In this post, we’ll discuss…

Announcing Fastly Managed CDN

Today, we’re pleased to announce general availability of the Fastly Managed CDN, a custom-built solution for high-traffic, content-driven businesses that need the benefits of a DIY content delivery solution without dedicating significant internal budget and…

A/B testing at the edge

A/B testing is valuable, aggravating, and everyone has an opinion on the best way to do it. At Fastly, we provide a set of tools to help enable experiments you can integrate into your own…

Major moments from the third and final presidential debate

This election has garnered an unprecedented amount of attention, and while traffic to media sites increased during the third debate, major moments of engagement (spikes) decreased by 83% as compared to the first debate. Here…

Lean Threat Intelligence, Part 4: Batch alerting

In Part 3, we showcased a technology that allows you to route messages to and from topics via Kafka. Now that data is flowing, how can you start monitoring and reacting to security events? In…