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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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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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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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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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Oracle OpenWorld 2012: BIG-IP ASM and Oracle Database Firewall Integration

I meet with F5 Business Development Solution Architect, Chris Akker to show the BIG-IP ASM integration with Oracle's Database Firewall. A layered, defense-in-depth approach along with the contextual information needed for digital forensic... Read more
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Oracle OpenWorld 2011: BIG-IP ASM & Oracle Database Firewall

I visit again with Chris Akker, F5 Solution Architect to learn more about the BIG-IP ASM and Oracle Database Firewall integration. Demo included. Secure and protect both the web and database tiers. ps Related: Oracle OpenWorld 2011 -... Read more
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F5 Case Study: WhiteHat Security

Founder & CTO of WhiteHat Security, Jeremiah Grossman talks about the F5/WhiteHat partnership, the benefits of the WhiteHat Sentinel & BIG-IP ASM integration, the sophistication level of some of the recent attacks/breaches reported in the... 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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F5 Friday: Two Heads are Better Than One

Detecting attacks is good, being able to do something about it is better. F5 and Oracle take their collaborative relationship even further into the data center, integrating web application and database firewall solutions to improve protection... Read more
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F5 Friday: Multi-Layer Security for Multi-Layer Attacks

Modern DoS attacks are distributed, diverse and cross the chasm that divides network components from application infrastructure. A unified application delivery platform with multi-layer visibility is the best way to detect and mitigate multi-layer... Read more
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F5 Friday: Is Your Infosec Motto ‘Compone Accomoda Supera’?

That’s “Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.” and it should be if it isn’t. The right tools can help you live up to that motto.  If you Google “Zeus Trojan” you’ll find a wealth of information. Unfortunately all that wealth appears to be draining... Read more
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F5 Friday: You’ll Catch More Bees with Honey(pots)

Catching bees with honey(pots) means they’re preoccupied with something other than stinging you. Pop quiz time…pencils ready? Go. Is it good or bad to block malicious requests? If your answer was “that depends on a lot of different factors” then... Read more
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F5 Friday: It is now safe to enable File Upload

Web 2.0 is about sharing content – user generated content. How do you enable that kind of collaboration without opening yourself up to the risk of infection? Turns out developers and administrators have a couple options… The goal of many a... Read more
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The Application Delivery Spell Book: Detect Invisible (Application) Stalkers

The long, lost application delivery spell compendium has been found! Its once hidden, arcane knowledge is slowly being translated for the good of all web applications. Luckily, you don’t have to be Elminster or Gandalf or to cast this spell ov... Read more
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Virtual Patching: What is it and why you should be doing it

Yesterday I was privileged to co-host a webinar with WhiteHat Security's Jeremiah Grossman on preventing SQL injection and Cross-Site scripting using a technique called "virtual patching". While I was familiar with F5's... Read more
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WhiteHat + F5: "The Future Now"

You may have heard earlier this month that F5 Networks & WhiteHat Security have partnered to provide dynamic web application firewall security via an unprecedented combination of proactive vulnerability identification & dynamic... Read more
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