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Patrick McManus

Distinguished Engineer
September 29
Edge cloud platforms, like Fastly, provide key roles in delivering the infrastructure for the modern, privacy-aware network. We are working with more partners every day to explore the fit…
October 8, 2020
The largest category of difficult-to-anticipate security design weaknesses come from side-channel attacks. In this post, we take a tour of some of the more foundational and out-there side…
May 18, 2020
QUIC promises a built-in, low-latency handshake. But can it achieve its promise alone? Let’s look at the value of handshake compression in helping QUIC achieve fast startup performance.
April 17, 2020
HTTP/3 and QUIC aim to help the internet's so-called long-tail connections — connections that are most in need of improvement. What could that look like? For some, it could mean being able…
April 3, 2020
These crucial pieces of internet architecture — only widely adopted over the last 10 years — are creating the capacity for us to live, work, and learn from home in unprecedented conditions.
February 12, 2020
The newest version of Transport Layer Security, TLS 1.3, is faster, more robust, and more responsive than ever before. Explore three ways it will help HTTPS protect origin names for improved…