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Cloudflare joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

SAN FRANCISCO, September 22nd, 2021 – (BUSINESSWIRE).– Cloudflare, Inc., the security, reliability, and performance company that helps to build a better Internet, announced today that it joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, an ecosystem of independent software vendors as well managed security service providers who have integrated with Microsoft Security in order to better protect against a world that is becoming increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats. Customers can now easily integrate with Microsoft Security to meet their security and performance requirements. Customers can now easily find integrations with Azure Active Directory and other services within the MISA Partner Catalog.

Alex Dyner, Cloudflare’s SVP of Special Projects, stated that when we talk to CISOs (whether they are at Fortune 500s or startups–we see the opportunity to help them with tools that will work together and not in silos.” “Joining MISA offers the opportunity to do exactly that. We can now build deeper product integrations with Microsoft and Cloudflare that will enable organizations to combat today’s evolving cyber threats.

Cloudflare offers security, performance and reliability services via its global network, which spans over 250 cities in more than 100 countries. It blocks an average of 87 million cyber threats per day and provides security, performance and reliability. Cloudflare’s global threat information acts as an immune system on the Internet, using machine learning models to learn and mitigate attacks against all customers to ensure their safety.

“The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association is a vibrant ecosystem that includes the most trusted and reliable security software vendors around the world. Cloudflare is one of our members. They share Microsoft’s commitment for collaboration in the cybersecurity community to help improve our customers’ ability predict, detect and respond faster to security threats. Maria Thomson, Lead of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Cloudflare’s Web Application Firewall can be integrated with Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C by customers to help protect web applications from sophisticated cyberattacks.

Azure AD B2C customers now have the integration to enable Cloudflare’s Web Application (WAF). This will allow them to protect their applications from sophisticated cyberattacks such as zero-day vulnerabilities, and others in OWASP TOP 10.

MISA members include top cybersecurity experts from all over the industry, with the common goal of increasing customer security. Each member adds valuable expertise to the association, which makes it more efficient as it grows.

Check out these resources to learn more about Cloudflare integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory.

  • Cloudflare WAF & Azure Active Directory enable secure access to your applications
  • Cloudflare Web Application Firewall protects your Azure AD B2C tenant


About Cloudflare

Cloudflare, Inc. (www.cloudflare.com / @cloudflare) is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare products are able to protect and accelerate any Internet app online without the need for additional hardware or software. Cloudflare routes all internet traffic through its global network of intelligent, smart servers. It gets smarter with each request. Cloudflare sees a significant increase in performance as well as a decrease of spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures 2018. They were also ranked by Fast Company among the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019. Cloudflare is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. It also has offices in Austin, TX, Champaign, IL, New York, NY, San Jose, CA, Seattle, WA, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Lisbon, London, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Tokyo.

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