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Protecting and Optimizing Your eCommerce Site in 2017

Date: This event took place live on March 07 2017

Presented by: Devon Hillard, Christian Paulus

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Join web security and performance experts Devon Hillard, Co-Founder at Spark::red Oracle Commerce Hosting, and Christian Paulus, Head of Product Marketing at Cloudflare, as they discuss the evolving security and latency challenges in eCommerce and how to keep sites secure, optimized and available for customers all year round across all online shopping channels.

In this webcast you will learn:

  • The latest eCommerce industry security threats and site performance trends
  • How to protect your site and shoppers from cybersecurity threats in 2017
  • Case study examples of eCommerce leaders fighting DDoS attacks & latency using Cloudflare
  • New rate limiting and load balancing products you can implement

About Devon Hillard, Co-Founder at Spark::red Oracle Commerce Hosting

Devon is the creator of and a Founding Partner at Spark::red, managed hosting provider for some of the highest volume eCommerce businesses in the US, Europe and South Africa. He has spent nearly two decades optimizing site performance and securing systems for dozens of online retailers including Burberry, ULTA, Scotts, TOMS Shoes, Sur La Table and Mr Price South Africa. Devon is passionate about all things web performance and has given multiple presentations on best practices for eCommerce site performance and security optimization at such events as FutureStack and HostingCon.

About Christian Paulus, Head of Product Marketing at Cloudflare

Christian leads Product Marketing at Cloudflare. In his role, Christian is responsible for taking Cloudflare's leading Internet performance and security services to market. Prior to Cloudflare he led Product Marketing at VMware for multiple major cloud management product lines, including the vCloud Suite and VMware's flagship product vRealize Automation. Christian holds a MBA from Cologne University, and he also studied at Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn, City University London, as well as Stanford University.

About Cloudflare

Cloudflare's mission is to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare makes any website, mobile app, and API lightning-fast, protects them from cyber attacks, and ensures they are always online. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks: powering more than 10 trillion requests per month, nearly 10% of all Internet requests, for more than 2.5 billion people worldwide.