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Achieving firewall high-availability in Azure with F5

This article focuses on load balancing firewalls, achieving high availability, and protecting inbound non-HTTPS traffic, as well as outbound traffic in Microsoft Azure Read more
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The BIG-IP Application Security Manager Part 1: What is the ASM?

F5's BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) is a layer 7 web application firewall (WAF) available on BIG-IP platforms. Read more
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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
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This is adapated from the original post by Matt Miller. 今天的安全局勢具有高度複雜化的傾向,原因大致上可以歸咎於日益複雜化的網路攻擊本質,特別是從管理者的觀點來看。例如,分散式拒絕服務攻擊(DDoS)現在已達到400Gbps速度,目標包括網路和應用層。很顯然的,攻擊者持續進化,開發其他方法來繞過包括防火牆等傳統安全防護。 對於面對應用層DDoS攻擊威脅的企業而言,必須克服的挑戰在於如何區分人類流量與魁儡(bot)流量。 ... Read more
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Mitigating Unwanted Communication On Your Service Network

With so many new and varied devices such as smartphones, smartwatches, laptops, and tablets accessing a service provider network, with a 2.9 device per-person average worldwide according to a Sophos survey, it’s no wonder there is Operator... Read more
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Thoughts from the security non-professional: don’t let your data escape

Probably the biggest IT security threat to F5 Networks is typing this blog, and probably the biggest threat to your organization is reading it. OK, I don’t mean me or you, as such. We are, after all, IT professionals and wouldn’t dream of clicking... Read more
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실제 DDoS 스토리들: SSL 커넥션 플러드

Adapted from David Holmes' "True DDoS Stories: SSL Connection Flood" 서버에서의 SSL 터미네이션 어떤 유명기업의 중요 사이트가 매우 심각한 DDoS 공격을 받아 수 주 동안 다운되는 사태가 발생했는데, 아래 그림은 그 기업의 네트워크 레이아웃을 나타낸 것이다. 경쟁업체들과는 다르게 이 기업은 SSL 트래픽이 그대로 데이터센터 내부에까지 도달해,... Read more
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IT security isn’t one size fits all

The security landscape today is highly complex, which can largely be attributed to the increasingly sophisticated nature of cyber attacks, particularly from an execution perspective. For example, DDoS attacks are now reaching speeds of up to... Read more
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APAC market research points to WAF being integrated with application delivery

We entered 2014 on a fillip. Frost & Sullivan had just named us the vendor leading WAF market in Asia Pacific and Japan. The Frost Industry Quotient, put F5 and nine other companies under their analytical magnifying glass, examining our mark... Read more
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F5 Firewall Like No Other - Bringing Proxy Back

Who doesn’t love a Justin Timberlake reference when talking about security technology? The guy helped bring back the Fedora, which I am pleasantly delighted to see on the heads of hipsters and kids all over the place. In this third and final blog... Read more
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F5 Has A Network Firewall?

It's true...F5 has long been known as the worldwide leader in Application Delivery Controllers, but F5 also scores aces with layer 3-4 security devices as well.  It's no surprise that network security is extremely important in... Read more
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F5 Firewall Like No Other– Application-Centric Logging

F5 has always been an engineering-driven company. Sometimes this frustrates new sales people as they have to learn new technologies and come around to looking at the F5 way of doing things. So of course we made our firewall different, too. We... Read more
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F5 Firewall Like No Other - Ruling the Application

“Vive la différence!” I’ve been here in Europe at our Agility Conference in Monte Carlo (the theme: GO BIG) talking with customers and partners about what makes the F5 firewall different. F5’s European Conference at Monte Carlo Bay,... Read more
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Interop2013: F5 Certification Program

I catch up with F5 Certification Manager Ken Salchow to talk about how the Certification Program has grown over the last year since the announcement at Interop 2012. Ken discusses the new exams, his certification philosophy and how this all fits... Read more
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Einladung zum F5 Webinar: AFM - Positionierung, Einsatz und Demo des neuen "Advanced Firewall Managers"

Hiermit lade ich Sie zu unserem monatlichen Webinar am Freitag, 26. April 2013 um 9.00 Uhr ein. Mit dem Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) haben Firewall Administratoren die einfache Möglichkeit eine kombinierte Lösung bestehend aus... Read more
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F5 on demand Video – Was zeichnet eine Application Delivery Firewall aus?

Mit Einführung der Application Delivery Firewall (ADF) stellt sich die Frage, in wie weit sich diese Technologie mit bereits existierenden Firewall-Systemen vergleichen lässt. Zunächst stellt ADF ein Security Framework dar, das u.a.... Read more
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F5 on demand Video – Application Delivery Firewall vs. Next Generation Firewall

Im Gespräch mit Ralf Sydekum, Manager Field Systems Engineering gehe ich der Frage nach, worin der Unterschied einer Next Generation Firewall und einer Application Delivery Firewall liegt. Ebenso sprechen wir über die häufigsten... Read more
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Inside Look: BIG-IP ASM Botnet and Web Scraping Protection

I hang with WW Security architect Corey Marshall to get an inside look at the Botnet detection and Web scraping protection in BIG-IP ASM. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_846028');   ps Related: F5's YouTube... Read more
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Einladung zum F5 Webinar: BIG IP 11.3 - Hardware refresh und die neue Application Delivery Firewall

Hiermit lade ich Sie zu unserem monatlichen Webinar am Freitag, 22. Februar 2013 um 9.00 Uhr ein. Mit dem aktuellen TMOS Release 11.3 und der Einführung des Advanced Firewall Managers (AFM) erweitert F5 sein umfassendes Portfolio an... Read more
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Inside Look - BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager

If you enjoyed In 5 Minutes or Less: BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager, this is a much deeper dive into the BIG-IP AFM solution.  I introduce BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) and have Josh Mendosa, Product Management Engineer, show a... Read more
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In 5 Minutes or Less: BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager

I show you the new BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager as part of the BIG-IP v11.3 release in around 5 minutes...or so. LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed('limelight_player_355181'); ps Related: SAML Federation with BIG-IP Access Policy Manager:... Read more
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BIG-IP v11.3: Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM), APM Features

Hallo liebe Leser, vor kurzem ist die neue BIG-IP Version 11.3 als Download verfügbar. Ein Ereignis, auf das ich mich schon gefreut habe, denn mit der v11.3 stehen uns wieder eine Menge weitere, tolle Funktionen zur Verfügung. ... Read more
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DNSSEC – the forgotten security asset?

An interesting article from CIO Online last month explained how DNS had been used to identify over 700 instances of a managed service provider’s customers being infected with malware. The MSP was able to determine the malware using DNS. As the... Read more
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Context. SDN. Big Data. Security. Cloud.

That's right, something for everyone.  F5 recently attended IP Expo in the UK.  We had some speaker sessions at the event - some readers might have come along and seen them live.  The event organisers did a nice job of filming... Read more
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In 5 Minutes or Less: BIG-IP ASM & Cenzic Scanner

I show you in this special extended edition of In 5 Minutes or Less, how BIG-IP ASM is integrated with Cenzic Hailstorm Scanner for complete website protection. From vulnerability checking to detection to remediation, With a few clicks, you can... Read more
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