Security blog

March 11

Fastly’s security research team has built and deployed a rule to protect Signal Sciences Next-Gen WAF customers against the recently announced Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities.

March 10

The rise of secure DevOps has left many security professionals vying for the attention and support of their engineering counterparts. What can engineering leaders do to bridge the gap? We…

February 22

A modern CDN can help improve SEO rankings, make it easier to deliver personalized content, and secure your sites and apps — three keys to a startup’s success.

February 8

Nearly everything we know about building web applications and APIs has changed in the last few decades. So why hasn't security? We argue it's time for a new approach to web app and API…

December 17

Fastly and Signal Sciences have joined forces to build the next generation of web app and API security at the edge. Explore what makes our approach different, and how it will empower…

December 11

DDoS attacks have been growing larger over the past few years. But so has the industry’s response to them. In this post, we take a look at what industry bodies and a modern CDN can do to…

December 1

The TLS Support Engineering team provides support for customers managing one to thousands of certificates. After helping so many customers tailor their DNS and TLS configurations, they have…

November 18

Layer 7 attacks that target applications and issue requests that can swamp origin systems often seek to blend into other network traffic and require a more focused defense than Layer 3 and…

October 23

We believe Signal Sciences’ innovation earned them recognition in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAF, and it’s this kind of innovation that excites us as we merge forces — now that…

October 8

The largest category of difficult-to-anticipate security design weaknesses come from side-channel attacks. In this post, we take a tour of some of the more foundational and out-there side…

October 1

Today, Fastly completed the acquisition of Signal Sciences and took a giant step forward toward our vision of modern, unified web application and API security. We will call on our shared…

September 17

Web application firewalls are a key part of any DevOps software development cycle, allowing developers to make explicit assumptions about deployment, delivering intelligence on attacks, and…