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Access Policy Manager (APM)

APM is a flexible, high-performance access and security solution that lets you control who can access your network and data. By consolidating remote access, LAN access, web access, and wireless connections into a single management interface, you free up IT resources while you effectively secure and scale access.

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Peter Silva
Updated 3 months ago by Peter Silva

As more organizations use APIs in their systems, they've become targets for the not-so-good-doers so API Security is something you need to take seriously. Most APIs today use the HTTP protocol so organizations should protect them as they would...

Peter Silva
Updated 3 months ago by Peter Silva

Password fatigue is something we’ve all experienced at some point. Whether it’s due to breaches and the ever present, ‘update password’ warnings, the corporate policy of a 90-day rotation or simply registering for a website with yet another unique...

Jason Rahm
Updated 4 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

As I prepped for this password killing journey, I couldn’t get the Fugees “Killing Me Softly” out of my head. Lauryn Hill kills it in that song (pun intended.) So I wrote a little intro you can hum along to the tune…I’ll wait. Feeling my pain...

Peter Silva
Updated 4 months ago by Peter Silva

How to share an APM session across multiple access profiles. A common question for someone new to BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) is how do I configure BIG-IP APM so the user only logs in once. By default, BIG-IP APM requires authentication for...

Brett Smith
Updated 4 months ago by Brett Smith
5 out of 5 stars

It’s been a number of years since I penned my first DC article: Two-Factor Authentication using YubiKey, YubiCloud and APM. A lot has changed over the years, BIG-IP versions and features, new YubiKey models and the YubiCloud Validation...

Michael J
Updated 5 months ago by Michael J
5 out of 5 stars

BIG-IP iRulesLX FakeADFS - WS-Federation/SAML11

Graham
Updated 12/19/2016 by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

This guide will cover how to use APM as the access gateway in front of Storefront when using Citrix FAS. This will enable you to leverage authentication methods like SAML, Kerberos, or NTLM on the client side. Note that almost any auth method can be supported via Receiver for web, but Receiver self-service does not support some auth methods such as SAML.

Peter Silva
Updated 12/14/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

IT organizations have a simple goal: make it easy for workers to access all their work applications from any device. But that simple goal becomes complicated when new apps and old, legacy applications do not authenticate in the same way. In this...

Graham
Updated 12/13/2016 by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

In this article we’ll discuss how to set a variable dynamically. The most common use case is setting something like a role attribute to use in SAML...

John Wagnon
Updated 11/16/2016 by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

If you ever use credit cards for online purchases, you are affected by the Payment Card Industry / Data Security Standards (PCI/DSS). Compliance with these standards are required for any company that processes online payments via credit cards...

Jason Rahm
Updated 4 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

As I prepped for this password killing journey, I couldn’t get the Fugees “Killing Me Softly” out of my head. Lauryn Hill kills it in that song (pun intended.) So I wrote a little intro you can hum along to the tune…I’ll wait. Feeling my pain...

Brett Smith
Updated 4 months ago by Brett Smith
5 out of 5 stars

It’s been a number of years since I penned my first DC article: Two-Factor Authentication using YubiKey, YubiCloud and APM. A lot has changed over the years, BIG-IP versions and features, new YubiKey models and the YubiCloud Validation...

Michael J
Updated 5 months ago by Michael J
5 out of 5 stars

BIG-IP iRulesLX FakeADFS - WS-Federation/SAML11

Graham
Updated 12/19/2016 by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

This guide will cover how to use APM as the access gateway in front of Storefront when using Citrix FAS. This will enable you to leverage authentication methods like SAML, Kerberos, or NTLM on the client side. Note that almost any auth method can be supported via Receiver for web, but Receiver self-service does not support some auth methods such as SAML.

Peter Silva
Updated 12/14/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

IT organizations have a simple goal: make it easy for workers to access all their work applications from any device. But that simple goal becomes complicated when new apps and old, legacy applications do not authenticate in the same way. In this...

Graham
Updated 12/13/2016 by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

In this article we’ll discuss how to set a variable dynamically. The most common use case is setting something like a role attribute to use in SAML...

John Wagnon
Updated 11/16/2016 by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

If you ever use credit cards for online purchases, you are affected by the Payment Card Industry / Data Security Standards (PCI/DSS). Compliance with these standards are required for any company that processes online payments via credit cards...

Peter Silva
Updated 10/11/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

My 5th grader has a Chromebook for school. She loves it and it allows her access to school applications and educational tools where she can complete her assignments and check her grades. But if 5th grade is a tiny dot in your rear-view and you’re...

Peter Silva
Updated 9/28/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Virtualization continues to impact the enterprise and how IT delivers services to meet business needs. Desktop Virtualization (VDI) offers employees anywhere, anytime, flexible access to their desktops whether they are at home, on the road, in the...

Peter Silva
Updated 9/27/2016 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Last week we talked about WebSafe and how it can help protect against phishing attacks with a little piece of code. This is important since malware can steal credentials from every visited web application from an infected machine. This time we’re...

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