The built-in security features you need with flexibility to adapt to your application requirements.

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Composable Edge Cloud Protection

Always-On DDoS Protection

Network-layer DDoS protection is included by default across the entire Section network to protect against all Layer 3/4 attacks. Section’s DDoS protection includes dually redundant DDoS protection including two the world’s largest DDoS networks.

Composable Edge Cloud

Compute Framework Security

Container Isolation
Applications cannot view or access processes outside of their isolated environment.

Namespace NetworkPolicy Control
Kubernetes NetworkPolicies restrict communications across namespaces.

Private Repositories & Registries
Maintain your application code, configuration and deployment manifests in your own code management systems and image registries.

Security Platform Extensions

Additional security solutions are available through platform extensions and recommended partners.

HTTP Extensions

Section supports several containerized solutions that are available for general use by Section customers. Security-focused features available include:
  • Activate IP blocking (via Section HTTP Ingress)
  • Geo IP range blocking, and User Agent detection and blocking (via Varnish Cache)
  • TLS Certificate Management (via Section HTTP Ingress)
HTTP Extensions

Recommended Partners

With Section, you have flexibility to choose add-on (Layer 7) security solutions to deploy alongside your applications, including best-in-class WAF and bot management solutions.

Recommended Partners

Additional Security Features


Geographic Delivery Control
Control delivery to locations consistent with your GDPR or other compliance requirements.

Vendor Delivery Control
Restrict delivery nodes to a specific provider consistent with your compliance and security requirements.

PCI Compliance
Section offers PCI DSS 3.2.1 Level 1 Compliant Service as a premium service, enabling customers to build PCI-compliant systems that consume Section.

GDPR Compliance
Section’s privacy practices align to compliance with GDPR.

Access Control

  • SSO
  • API tokens

Section Security Practice

Section’s security practice is led by our CISSP-qualified VP of Security. Standard security processes include:
  • Independent Security PCI DSS Audit (conducted annually)
  • Independent system penetration testing (conducted semi-annually)

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