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Cloudflare for Campaigns

Secure your candidate's election website — and your team.
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Voters routinely turn to the Internet to learn more about and connect with political candidates around the world. Protecting your campaign’s website from hostile attacks and ensuring it stays accessible 24/7 is as challenging as it is essential.

Cloudflare offers a suite of products tailor-made to assist campaigns in protecting, accelerating, and ensuring the reliability of their websites — with additional solutions designed to keep internal teams and data secure.

Give your candidate the foundation they need

The Cloudflare product suite encompasses a comprehensive solution for safeguarding your candidate's website and your team's most important data.

Leverage the collective intelligence of the Cloudflare global network of millions of Internet properties — automatically deploying countermeasures to thwart the latest Internet threats as they emerge.

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Block malicious attacks

Prevent attackers and nation-state actors from bringing your site down, with the same protection leveraged by many of the world's biggest companies.

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Stay online during peak traffic periods

Web traffic often varies during a campaign. Be ready for your candidate's moments in the spotlight.

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Secure your team's most important data

Leverage Cloudflare Zero Trust, a unique set of products designed to safeguard your workforce, workplaces, and workloads from intruders — and to ensure your data does not leave your network.

Cloudflare for federal campaigns

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Qualified federal campaigns are eligible to receive a package of products free of charge, proudly provided by Cloudflare in partnership with the nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns.

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Solutions tailor-made for your campaign

Protect your website against hostile attacks, leverage load balancing, and secure your team's vital internal data with Cloudflare — all from the same intuitive dashboard.

Available solutions include:

24/7/365 uptime support Including unmetered DDoS mitigation and a dedicated support contact.

Web Application Firewall Including OWASP and proprietary Cloudflare rulesets, and support for custom WAF and Firewall Rules.

Custom Traffic Blocking Block specified user agents and regions where problematic traffic is detected.

Rate Limiting Protect against denial-of-service attacks, brute-force login attempts, and other types of abusive behavior targeting the application layer.

I'm Under Attack™ mode Instantly deploy protections against a concerted attack, plus Enterprise-level "I'm Under Attack" Support.

Bot Protection Thwart automated bots and trigger Captcha challenges to ensure only genuine traffic reaches your site.

Subdomain Support Simplify the management of Cloudflare performance and security for subdomains.

Global CDN Leverage our global network, spanning 300 cities in over 100 countries to deliver millisecond-response times.

Load Balancing Dynamically route traffic to different servers and clouds.

Page Rules Apply custom redirects, WAF rules, and more to any individual URL on your site.

Audit Logs Including account-level actions like Login and Logout, as well as configuration changes made through the Cloudflare Dash.

Multi-User Organization Manage your Cloudflare account with multiple accounts, each with granular permissions.

Cloudflare Access Allows a campaign to secure, authenticate, and monitor user access to any domain, application, or path on Cloudflare, without using a VPN.

Cloudflare Gateway DNS Filtering Protect users as they navigate the Internet by keeping malicious content off your network from multiple locations.

Election Security Contact This election security-specific contact will get routed to our support team, with an escalation path to the security team.

4 best practices to protect your website

Protect your account with two-factor authentication (2FA)

Requiring a second piece of information to validate your identity when logging in prevents unauthorized users from accessing sensitive data on your account.

Enable 2FA

Orange cloud your DNS records

When you orange cloud a DNS record, Cloudflare acts as a proxy for your domain. This shields your origin web server from unexpected traffic spikes and cyber attacks.

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Use SSL encryption to protect your internal data

Secure Sockets Layer is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. With Cloudflare, your site can become HTTPS-enabled with the click of a button.

Learn more about Cloudflare SSL

Turn your web application firewall on

WAFs act as a shield between a web application and the Internet, giving you the ability to decide whether to allow incoming and outgoing traffic to pass through. WAFs protect against SQL injection attacks, cross-site scripting, and cross-site forgery.

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Download our security and performance guide

Sidestep common risks for campaign sites
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Your campaign website is a critical communications tool. Learn security and performance strategies for:

  • Keeping your site online during attacks
  • Protecting donor and supporter data
  • Maintaining smooth performance during traffic spikes
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Solutions for every campaign

Rely on Cloudflare for Campaigns to meet the needs of your campaign, including securing your candidate's web presence and safeguarding your internal network and data:
  • Protect your website from hostile actors with our web application firewall, DDoS mitigation, and custom blocking rules
  • Improve site speed and reliability by leveraging the Cloudflare global network, spanning 300 cities in over 100 countries
  • Monitor all traffic passing through your network and secure internal applications with Cloudflare Zero Trust
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