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Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 with Warp Accelerates Internet Privacy

April 01, 2019 / Sean Michael Kerner

Cloudflare announced its new 1.1.1.1 with Warp service on April 1, providing a new security service that looks to provide consumers with improved privacy and security for internet access. The new consumer service is likely a precursor to Cloudflare's entry into the multi-billion-dollar market for enterprise VPN services. The 1.1.1.1 service integrates both DNS (Domain Name Service) privacy with a VPN (Virtual Private Network) to help provide security. While VPN services are not new, Cloudflare is using a new type of VPN, based on technology from the open-source Wire guard project that makes connections safer and faster. The 1.1.1.1 with Warp service also benefits from Cloudflare's global content delivery and internet backbone infrastructure for additional performance benefits. "What we wanted to do was figure out how could we make the internet more secure, more private and faster," Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince, told eWEEK. Cloudflare first announced its 1.1.1.1 DNS p...