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The Top Ten Hardcore F5 Security Features in BIG-IP 12.0

It's time once again for another edition The Top Ten Hardcore Security Features! This time we're looking at Version 12 and all its juicy juiciness. Read more
Average Rating: 4.8
7 Reviews

Five Information Security New Year's Resolutions

Shot this late last year for Information Security Buzz. What are five information security new year's resolutions for improving cyber security in 2016 and why? ps Related: New Year's Resolutions for the Security Minded Blueprint... Read more
0 Reviews

A New Twist on DNS NXDOMAIN DDoS

DDoS attacks are increasing in scale and complexity, threatening to overwhelm the internal resources of businesses around the world. The F5® Silverline® Security Operations Center (SOC) recently saw a new distributed... Read more
1 Review

F5 Access Policy Manager and Firefox Browser version 43 and 47+

Upcoming Engineering Hotfixes for BIG-IP Access Policy Manager to address interruptions brought by new plug-in signing requirements in Firefox Browser versions 43 and 44 Read more
Average Rating: 4.2
3 Reviews

Managing Horizon Traffic across Multiple Data Centers with BIG-IP DNS

VMware Horizon virtual desktop clients typically use a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) when accessing desktop and application resources. More and more customers are distributing their Horizon application and desktop infrastucture to distribute... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

Implementing PCoIP Proxy as a Security Server or Access Point Alternative

VMware’s Horizon Security Server and Access Point provides secure access to sessions over an unsecured WAN and/or Internet connection. Typically, the Security Server/Access Point is placed within an organization’s DMZ. F5 BIG-IP Access Policy... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews

F5 SOC webinject Analysis

Recently several e-banking Trojans (Dyre, Cridex, and Tinba, for instance) have used script injection techniques to modify the original web page. The modification may enable the attacker to perform money transactions using victims’ credentials.... Read more
1 Review

グローバル金融機関向けのF5 DDoSリファレンス アーキテクチャ

今回投稿したブログは、F5ネットワークスのテクノロジー・エバンジェリストであるDavid Holmesのブログ投稿「The F5 DDoS Reference Architecture - Global FSI Edition」を元に、日本向けに再構成したものです。以下は、David Holmesの個人的体験談に基づいています。  皆さんは、ジョージ・クルーニー主演の「マイレージ、マイライフ(原題:Up in the... Read more
0 Reviews

Domain name holders hit with personalized, malware-laden suspension notices

This according to Zeljka Zorz, HNS Managing Editor from Help Net Security. In his article, Zeljka mention that new email spam campaign has been spotted targeting domain name holders, trying to trick them into downloading malware on their systems.... Read more
1 Review

How the cloud can improve your security solutions?

The advantage of being in this industry for a while is that you get to see first hand how things change. Mostly for the better, and usually quite quickly, too. Some of these changes have a knock-on effect on other parts of the industry. One... Read more
1 Review

How is SDN disrupting the way businesses develop technology?

While many businesses acknowledge that the benefits of SDN are too big to ignore, there are challenges to overcome, particularly with the cultural changes that it brings. Read more
1 Review

Load Balancing VMware's Workspace Portal/Identity Manager with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

You can find the updated load balancing guide for VMware Workspace Portal/Identity Manager here. Stay tuned for a future post on how to securely access Workspace Portal/Identity Manager using BIG-IP, which will include secure proxy access... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews

Getting Around the Logon/Legal Banner Issues when using APM PCoIP Proxy and Horizon

If you're using APM's PCoIP Proxy and require a logon banner, you've probably figured out that the PCoIP Proxy integration stops working when you turn on the integrated logon banner from within the Horizon Administrator. Adding to the... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

On Cloud Nine: Lucky 7 questions you have about Singapore’s journey to becoming a Smart Nation

The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) wants to make Singapore the world’s first Smart Nation, and this vision means connecting devices, things and people to provide better quality of life in an era of mobility, urban density, aging population... Read more
0 Reviews

The Inside Scoop on VMworld 2015...

It's that time of year again for VMworld in San Franciso! This year, F5 and VMware are partnering on a few fronts to show the strength and capabilities of our partnership. First, check out the F5 and VMware Hands-on-Lab for End User... Read more
0 Reviews

Slave Malware Analysis

During the last couple of weeks, Nathan Jester, Elman Reyes, Julia Karpin and Pavel Asinovsky got together to investigate the new “Slave” banking Trojan. According to their research, the early version of the Slave performed IBAN swapping in two... Read more
1 Review

Slave – IBAN swap, persistency and Zeus-style webinject

Slave is a financial malware written in visual basic. It was first seen around March 2015 and has undergone a significant evolution. Slave conducts its attack by hooking the Internet browser functions and manipulating their code for various... Read more
0 Reviews

The disappearance of e in e-Commerce

The day when the lower-case “e” was introduced to define the online nature of a transaction now ceases to have any meaning. In the era of application everything and the highly mobile generation, digital transactions are becoming the norm in most... Read more
0 Reviews

Deliver Resiliency and Scalability with Dell vWorkspace and F5's Local Traffic Manager

Recently, there's been some "buzz" around how to configure Dell vWorkspace components behind BIG-IP's Local Traffic Manager. A few months back, I had the opportunity to work with Stephen Yorke from the Dell vWorkspace team to put... Read more
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HOT OFF THE PRESSES – VMware and F5 Hands-On-Lab Now Available!

VMware and F5 are proud to announce the availability of one of the first partner-centric labs utilizing VMware’s global Hands-On-Lab infrastructure. In close collaboration with the VMware End User Computing Technical Enablement team, the VMware... Read more
2 Reviews

So, you want to use RSA SecurID with APM’s PCoIP Proxy Module…

Customers who leverage Access Policy Manager (APM) for remote access to VMware Horizon 6 (formerly known as VMware View) typically have some level of two-factor authentication (2FA) as an added layer of authentication. It’s especially important... Read more
1 Review

Billionaires, Icons and Movie Stars – Why Geek Is Now Chic

Over the past few years we’ve seen the unstoppable rise of the geek. From popular culture to big business, the geeks have inherited the earth. They’re the billionaires, the modern day rock stars, and their many achievements have resulted in a... Read more
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Security is no longer just an IT concern, but is behaviour changing?

If - and it’s a big if - there is a positive to the recent spate of information security headlines, then it could well be that more people will take an interest in the protection of their data and devices. There seems to have been a never ending... Read more
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Blog Roll 2014

It’s that time of year when we gift and re-gift, just like this text from last year. And the perfect opportunity to re-post, re-purpose and re-use all my 2014 blog entries. If you missed any of the 96 attempts including 57 videos, here they are... Read more
1 Review