Section Blog - Empowering Developers at the Edge

Comparing Varnish Cache and Nginx Caching

There are a range of web caching software options designed to help speed up your website or app. In this post, we focus on two of the major ones.

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Web Application Firewalls

In this article we will outline what a WAF is, explore types of WAFs currently available and deployment options for those WAFs.

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Varnish Cache 404 Errors

What is a 404 error, how does Varnish Cache handle them by default and how can it handle them? We also explore the cost of 404 Errors in this article: Cost of 404 Not Found.

Read More announces Series A lead by Foundry Group

Today we are pleased to announce we have closed our Series A funding round lead by Foundry Group.

Read More adds Shieldsquare Bot Management

We are pleased to announce today that we have added ShieldSquare Bot Mitigation and Management to’s modular web optimization platform. Both and Shieldsquare focus on improving the security of web applications and thier content.

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Varnish Cache and HTTPS

One hurdle of Varnish Cache is that it is designed to accelerate HTTP, not the secure HTTPS protocol.

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How to Secure a Website

To maintain a well performing and highly available website, it is important to provide several layers of security. In addition to normal patching, user access management and good development hygiene, we recommend you use a combination of following to ensure your website is protected: DNS Protection HTTPS Network Protection Caching Rate Limiting And IP Blocking Web Application Firewall

Read More shows market leadership in web performance and security in Australian ecommerce

The recently released top 50 people in Australian ecommerce has again demonstrated’s market leadership.

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Announcing Classification Based Real User Monitoring

Competition as an e-retailer has never been tougher. The marketplace has become so crowded that if I want to buy a boutique reindeer outfit for my dog, I have literally dozens of options. Online shoppers have an overwhelming number of choices, and even the slightest blemishes on their user experience can turn them somewhere else. One of the easiest ways to lose customers is through slow pageload times.

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Chrome CT Enforcement

Announced in 2016 but postponed until now, Google has decided that all web certificates issued after April 30th, 2018 must comply with the Chromium CT Policy in order for the Chrome web browser to honor them. When Chrome visits a website with a certificate issued after this date that does not comply with the Chromium CT (Certificate Transparency) policy, it will display a full page warning notifying the user that their connection is not CT-compliant. To see what this will look like, check out this link

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