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Kubernetes Privilege Escalation Vulnerability - ASM Mitigation

A bug in the Kubernetes platform has been disclosed this week by its developers. The bug has been marked as critical vulnerability with a 9.8 CVSS score and assigned CVE-2018-1002105. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Solving The Problem Of TLS Visibility

The F5 SSL Orchestrator (SSLO) provides a powerful solution to the problem of TLS encryption visibility. Most of the traffic on the Internet today is encrypted, so organizations have to figure out how to reliably inspect that encrypted traffic... Read more
1 Review

BIG-IP Solutions: Securing Your Website

Do you have an unencrypted "clear text" website?  Do you want to convert that to a more secure, encrypted site?  It's easy to do that with the BIG-IP... Read more
1 Review

Lightboard Lessons: Kerberos Delegation & Protocol Transition

In this Lightboard Lesson, I continue the discussion I started with basic Kerberos authentication by digging into two extensions to the protocol: delegation and protocol transition. In the final video in this Kerberos series, we’ll cover Kerberos... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: The Problem Of TLS Visibility

Internet traffic today is encrypted at a rate of almost 90%. While encryption is a great benefit to securing web traffic, it also presents a problem for inspecting that traffic... Read more
2 Reviews

Block Known Threats Using F5's IP Intelligence Service

If you are not familiar with F5's IP Intelligence capability, it is an add-on service that integrates with both the Advanced Firewall Manager and Application Security Manager. Steve Lyons covers how IP Intelligence can help you. Read more
1 Review

Configuring a Per-App VPN Using F5 App Tunnels

So if anyone of you has sat in a tech talk of mine, I am sure you have heard me mention the use of F5 app tunnels or split tunnel VPN's. The capability is very similar to the article I wrote about in regards to network access on DevCentral... Read more
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WordPress + WooCommerce Plugin Design Flaw to RCE

Earlier this month (November 2018), RIPS Technologies blogged about a design flaw within WordPress that allows privilege escalation.  WordPress is one of the most commonly used Content Management System (CMS) and is used by over 32% of the... Read more
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RichFaces Framework 3.X Expression Language (EL) Injection (CVE-2018-14667)

Recently, a new vulnerability in the RichFaces framework was discovered and was assigned with CVE-2018-14667. RichFaces is one of the libraries that implement the JavaServer faces (JSF) specification which is the Java standard for building... Read more
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Lightboard Lesson: Perfect Forward Secrecy Inspection Visibility

This time last year, we released a Lightboard Lesson recorded by David Holmes featuring his insights on the ultimate passive inspection architecture. Whereas the solution he proposed in that video stepped perfect forward secrecy (pfs) traffic down... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: SSL Certificates Behaving Badly

In the world of secure websites, it's critical to maintain proper ownership of the certificate that helps protect your site. As it turns out, one person can legitimately hold a valid certificate for a website that someone else owns... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: Basic Kerberos Authentication

In this Lightboard Lesson, I kick off a three-part series on Kerberos authentication, starting with the basic authentication messaging. Stay tuned for delegation and protocol transitions in part two, and then I'll wrap the Kerberos series... Read more
Average Rating: 4.8
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Lightboard Lessons: F5 Access Policy Manager and Okta - Single Sign On and Multi-Factor Authentication

The F5 Access Policy Manager provides access to all kinds of web applications...no matter what kind of authentication requirements they have.  Likewise, Okta provides identity management for all kinds of users... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: The DNS Water Torture Attack

A Domain Name System (DNS) Water Torture attack involves attackers sending non-existent subdomain requests to an Authoritative Name Server for a specific domain. These malicious requests consume the resources on the name server... Read more
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The Top Ten Hardcore F5 Security Features in BIG-IP 14.0

B-list F5 Celebrity David Holmes picks the top ten most hardcore security features for version 14.0. Read more
Average Rating: 4.5
7 Reviews

Integrating OPSWAT MetaDefender With F5 SSL Orchestrator

All F5 products that expose ICAP interfaces (like BIG-IP ASM and SSL Orchestrator) can take full advantage of OPSWAT’s MetaDefender capabilities.  These capabilities include thorough malware scanning... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: Exploiting Cellular IoT Gateways

Many critical emergency services manage fleets with vulnerable cellular IoT devices. “Vulnerable” doesn’t mean a vulnerability within the hardware or software. It can also mean being susceptible to remote attacks because of weak access control... Read more
2 Reviews

Integrating OPSWAT MetaDefender with F5 Advanced WAF & BIG-IP ASM

F5 has teamed up with OPSWAT to allow for comprehensive content analysis and sanitization. These capabilities include thorough malware scanning using over 30 leading anti-malware engines as well as Content Disarm and Reconstruction services... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: The Apache Struts 2 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

The Apache Struts 2 framework is used extensively to build web applications.  This framework has also been the victim of several vulnerabilities that dramatically affect users all over the world... Read more
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F5 GTP Firewall - stop intruders at EPC edge

F5 has a portfolio of products and solutions made specifically for Service Providers - S/Gi Firewall, Context-aware Policy Enforcement (PEM), DNS Solutions, Diameter signaling solutions, CGNAT and TCP Optimization... Read more
1 Review

The rising threat of GTP attacks - is your GRX/IPX connection secure?

In today’s world everything seems to revolve around privacy, security and challenges of protecting personal information, Apps, services and network infrastructure from a variety of threats. L7 DoS attacks, credential... Read more
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Apache Struts 2 Namespace Evaluation Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-11776 / S2-057)

In the recent days, a new Apache Struts 2 Remote Code Execution vulnerability was announced (S2-057) and CVE-2018-11776 was allocated. At the moment, there is no public Proof of Concept exploit available. for a Struts 2 application to be... Read more
2 Reviews

Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality in BIG-IP Access Manager 14.0!

F5 BIG-IP Access Manager with Horizon Blast Extreme UDP with BEAT Support Functionality and how to implement the UDP code. Read more
2 Reviews

Configuring an Application for Smart Card Authentication and Forms Based SSO Using a Static Username and Password

A customer recently reached out requesting assistance providing smart card authentication to an application that does not integrate with AD or LDAP and has only a single username and password. While many of you out there may have done this in the... Read more
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Creating, Importing and Assigning a CA Certificate Bundle

Complex organizations like the Department of Defense can create certificate authority complications. DevCentral walks you through obtaining and creating CA bundles to help reduce impact as security requirements change. Read more
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