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IT安全性不能以一種方案「一體適用」

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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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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"Why Legacy Security Systems are Failing"

As explained by Nathan Pearce during a presentation at the National Security Conference in the UK earlier this year.  Non-technical, real-life, worth taking a few minutes to listen to: Read more
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Big-IP and ADFS Part 4 – “What about Single Sign-Out?”

Why stop at 3 when you can go to 4? Over the past few posts on this ever-expanding topic, we’ve discussed using ADFS to provide single sign-on access to Office 365. But what about single sign-out? A customer turned me onto Tristan Watkins’ blog... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Videos from F5's recent Agility customer / partner conference in London

A week or so ago, F5 in EMEA held our annual customer / partner conference in London.  I meant to do a little write-up sooner but after an incredibly busy conference week I flew to F5's HQ in Seattle and didn't get round to posting... Read more
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Information Age 'How To' Guide to securing the enterprise

From secure remote access tips to technical precautions to defend web app functionality, this guide, published in conjunction with Information Age, has it all. Contributors include several of F5's best security people. Read more
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Big-IP and ADFS Part 3 – “ADFS, APM, and the Office 365 Thick Clients”

Okay, so I never mentioned a part 3. But, the topic is just too much fun to let go. Besides, we have one more important section to cover. First, let’s recap parts one and two. In part one we discussed load balancing the ADFS and ADFS proxy farms... Read more
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Big-IP and ADFS Part 2 - APM: An Alternative to the ADFS Proxy

So let’s talk Application Delivery Controllers, (ADC).  In part one of this series we deployed both an internal ADFS farm as well as a perimeter ADFS proxy farm using the Big-IP’s exceptional load balancing capabilities to provide HA and... Read more
Average Rating: 4.4
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Big-IP and ADFS Part 1 – “Load balancing the ADFS Farm”

Just like the early settlers who migrated en masse across the country by wagon train along the Oregon Trail, enterprises are migrating up into the cloud. Well okay, maybe not exactly like the early settlers. But, although there may not be a mass... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Broken Yo Yo!

An emergency. VIPRION blade down. But this wasn’t the worst of it. In Denmark, the F5 expert team at security and networking reseller Snex faced a dire situation. The F5 Yo Yo had broken. The Technical Support team at F5 swung into action... Read more
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“You can use Application Delivery Controllers as firewalls?”

When F5 sent out a global survey to 1000 large organisations worldwide, concentrating on complex attacks and how people defend against them, some of the questions related to what people use to protect their web-facing applications. In one section... Read more
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Why Developers Should Demand Web App Firewalls.

The Web Application Firewall debate has been raging for a very long time, and we keep hearing the same comments going back and forth. Many organizations have implemented them as a fast-track to compliance, primarily compliance with PCI-DSS, bu... Read more
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It Is Not What The Market Is Doing, But What You Are.

We spend an obsessive amount of time looking at the market and trying to lean toward accepted technologies. Seriously, when I was in IT management, there were an inordinate number of discussions about the state of market X or Y. While these... Read more
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National Politics and Web 2.0 Usage in the Enterprise

No matter what country you live in, if it is in any way democratic, you have seen the political trend wherein nearly everyone knows the correct solution to a given problem, but hidden agendas, partisanship, and general demagoguery get in the way... Read more
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Web Application Security at the Edge is More Efficient Than In the Application

If one of the drivers for moving to cloud-based applications is reducing costs, you should think twice about the placement of application security solutions. There’s almost no way to avoid an argument on this subject so I won’t tiptoe around it:... Read more
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