Security blog

July 20, 2022
TLS fingerprinting has become a prevalent tool to help security defenders identify what clients are talking to their server infrastructure.
June 30, 2022
Traditional web application firewalls (WAFs) were created to stop malicious traffic from reaching your origin servers, which served its purpose well during an internet age of HTML and PNGs.
June 7, 2022
The RSA Conference (#RSAC) is here again, and we at Fastly couldn’t be more excited. It’s the first time the world-leading conference has been in-person since 2020, and we are thrilled to be…
May 31, 2022
From bureaucratic red tape to chained dependencies patching servers has been a pain in the industry for years. This is why WAF-based virtual patching was introduced.
May 26, 2022
Every Thursday in March, we hosted industry thought leaders on “The Dept. of Know Live!” Web Series to chat about trends in web app and API security. Read on to learn more about our…
May 3, 2022
Threat hunting is the practice of looking for active attackers who have possibly penetrated security boundaries within an organization. WAF data can be a valuable resource in threat hunting…
April 19, 2022
This post will illuminate how deadlock bugs emerge, some facets of their fascinating and frustrating strangeness, and guidance on how to handle them in your own systems.
April 7, 2022
Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of Fastly Security Labs, a new program that empowers customers to continuously innovate by being the first to test new detection and security…
April 5, 2022
Founder of Unsupervised Learning Daniel Miessler joined hosts Kelly Shortridge and Bea Hughes on The Dept. of Know Live! to chat about why we can’t ignore asset management’s role in security…
March 31, 2022
In this post, we review details for two RCE vulnerabilities impacting Spring Cloud and Spring Framework, including how Fastly customers can protect themselves from this vulnerability.
March 31, 2022
GraphQL is fast gaining popularity, and we’re excited to announce that we now support GraphQL Inspection in our Fastly Next-Gen WAF (powered by Signal Sciences).
March 29, 2022
Ellen Körbes, Senior Product Line Manager at VMware Tanzu Kubernetes, joined hosts Kelly Shortridge and Bea Hughes on The Dept. of Know Live! to chat about how security falls short of…

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