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Lightboard Lessons: Dynamic AFM Policy Selection Based on Geolocation

For some web applications, you need a separate network firewall policy for users from different geographic locations.  Using the power of iRules and VIP-targeting-VIP solutions, you can dynamically select an AFM policy based on source IP geolocation. Read more
2 Reviews

AFM DoS Enhancements in BIG-IP v13

Following up on our previous article AFM Enhancements In BIG-IP v13, we'll narrow our discussion for this article to Denial-Of-Service (DoS) updates in v13. Architectural changes in BIG-IP's user interfaces allows for increased flexibility... Read more
2 Reviews

Packet Tracing in BIG-IP AFM

New in the v13 release of the BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager is the capability to insert a packet trace into the internal flow so you can analyze what component within the system is allowing or blocking packets based on your configuration of... Read more
Average Rating: 4.4
5 Reviews

AFM Enhancements in BIG-IP v13

F5 BIG-IP version 13 offers numerous improvements to Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM). Check out the discussion on DevCentral and find out more on version 13. Read more
0 Reviews

Security Trends in 2016: Defending DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks were huge in 2016, and they will likely be a tough nemesis again in 2017…and beyond!  With all the excitement and trepidation surrounding these attacks, it’s important to know how to defend against... Read more
1 Review

Getting Started with AFM

The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a high-performance, stateful, full-proxy network firewall designed to guard against incoming threats that enter the network on the most widely deployed protocols, HTTP. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: BIG-IP Life of a Packet

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason updates an earlier Whiteboard Wednesday with a slight change in flow introduced in TMOS version 12.1. Some of the features in this flow are only applicable if you have hardware or if you have security... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: FireEye Egress Solutions with BIG-IP

We all want to protect our web applications from malicious traffic coming in from external sources, but we also want to protect against internal users as well. In a previous Lightboard Lesson, we talked about how FireEye blocks malicious traffic from entering your network. In this Lightboard Lesson video, John explains how FireEye and F5 work together to block malicious traffic from internal users as well... Read more
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David Holmes Greatest Hits, 2016 Edition

You know how scientists hypothesize that there are an infinite number of universes? 2016 is a year that forces me to confront the reality that they may be right. I've been starting to think that we live in one of the bizarre, alternate... Read more
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Securing your applications with F5 Virtual Editions in Microsoft Azure

In Nov 2015, F5 announced the availability of F5 BIG-IP virtual editions in Microsoft Azure Cloud. What this meant to our enterprise customers is the ability to create advanced networking and security policies in azure. More importantly, our... Read more
1 Review

Umdenken der IT-Sicherheit – keine Einladung für Hacker

Laut einem aktuellen Bericht der Zeit plädiert Arne Schönbohm, BSI-Präsident für einen konsequenten Schutz von Cyberangriffen. „Wir können Cyberangriffe stoppen und IT-Systeme so fit machen, dass es zu keinen Auswirkungen... Read more
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Leaked ShadowBrokers Tools Do Not Target F5 Networks

As has been reported, a previously unknown "ShadowBrokers" actor mysteriously released a portion of hacking tools claimed to be related to a state sponsored "Equation Group" Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews

The BIG-IP AFM Operations Guide

The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager is an ICSA-certified Firewall that provides critical protection for all of your web applications. It is built on TMOS, and it can run on any of the F5 Application Delivery Platforms. Read more
1 Review

Hätten Sie gedacht, dass Deutsche Internetnutzer ihre persönlichen Daten preisgeben?

Als wir kürzlich eine Studie* in Auftrag gegeben haben, die den Datenschutz beziehungsweise das Verhalten der Nutzer in puncto Datennutzung und Schutz betrachtet, hätte ich ja darauf gewettet, dass wir im Vergleich zu anderen... Read more
0 Reviews

Application Layer DNS Firewall

Many firewalls and IPS solutions will lay claim to DNS application layer gateways (ALGs), but these solutions do not address many of the more modern threats to DNS infrastructure. These threats include DNS DoS attacks, reflection attacks,... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews

Building Secure and Scalable 5G Networks

Building Secure and Scalable 5G Networks   Industry projections estimate that there will be 50 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020, or 7 devices for every person on earth. The fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) will be the... Read more
1 Review

Fachkräftemangel in der Chefetage

Das Schlagwort „Fachkräftemangel“ in der IT-Industrie ist in aller Munde. Nahezu jedes Unternehmen klagt darüber, nicht ausreichend qualifiziertes Personal zu finden und die Lücke, gerade in Bezug auf die IT-Sicherheit ist kaum zu... Read more
0 Reviews

Extending AFM with iRules

The Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a powerful network security solution in its own right. The policy flexibility in AFM enables the majority of functionality necessary to protect your applications as is. But for those complex cases where you... Read more
2 Reviews

BIG-IP AFM Blacklisting Magic

Have you ever wondered which IP addresses floating around out there on the Internet are the good ones?  The benign ones?  The malicious ones?  You get the idea.  Peter Silva recently published an article that discusses the IP... Read more
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Get Smart with IP Intelligence

There are always threats out there on the big bad internet. The majority of breaches happen at the application layer and many OWASP Top 10s like SQL injection are still malicious favorites to gain entry. Add to that the availability of DDoS tools,... Read more
2 Reviews

DDoS Mitigation With BIG-IP AFM

In a list of attack vectors that you would NOT want to see aimed at your network, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack would most certainly make anyone’s top ten.  DDoS has been a hot topic for quite some time now, and rightfully so... Read more
Average Rating: 4.6
4 Reviews

AFM Policy Building

On the BIG-IP, a policy is a feature that provides a way to classify traffic based on a list of matching rules and run specific actions on that traffic based on the associated rules.  You might be familiar with Local Traffic Policies on the... Read more
0 Reviews

AFM Foundations and Provisioning

Everyone uses network firewalls to protect their critical business assets; and rightfully so. But not every network firewall is the same. Some are fast, some are slow, some are full of rich features, some are not. It's probably no surprise... Read more
1 Review

The Roadblock for Malicious Traffic

As I’m sure you are aware, the business computing environment is evolving. From all of us and the multitude of devices we now carry and interact with, along with the various ways we access information…to all of the applications and the... Read more
1 Review

February Is Security Month On DevCentral

February is Security Month here at DevCentral! It's an excellent time to brush up on your F5 Security knowledge now. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews