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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Cross Site Scripting

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  Cross Site Scripting (XSS) comes in at the #7 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10... Read more
0 Reviews

The Top Ten Hardcore F5 Security Features in BIG-IP 13!

David Holmes, Skymall's runner-up for sexiest man over 55, reveals the ten most hardcore security features in versions 13.0 and 13.1. You don't want to miss this one. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
5 Reviews

Oracle Tuxedo "JOLTandBLEED" vulnerability (CVE-2017-10269)

In November 2017 Oracle published a vulnerability in the Jolt Server which is a component of Oracle Tuxedo. Just recently, a PoC exploit for this vulnerability has been published. Using the JOLT protocol, attackers could send specially crafted... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Security Misconfiguration

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  Security Misconfiguration comes in at the #6 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10... Read more
0 Reviews

Security Hardening F5's BIG-IP with SELinux

Updated for BIG-IP Version 13! When a major release hits the street, documentation and digital press tends to focus on new or improved user features, seldom do underlying platform changes make the spotlight. Each BIG-IP release have plenty new... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

Post of the Week: Two-Factor Auth and SSO with BIG-IP

In this Lightboard Post of the Week, I answer a question about 2FA and SSO with AD/RSA on BIG-IP by creating a SSO Credential Mapping policy agent in the Visual Policy Editor, that takes the username and password from the logon page, and maps them... Read more
2 Reviews

Load Balancing VMware Unified Access Gateway Integration Guide

Using our F5 Integration Guide to deploy BIG-IP LTM with VMware Unified Access Gateway. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Broken Access Control

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today. Broken Access Control comes in at the #5 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10. John discusses this security risk... Read more
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New BIG-IP ASM v13.1.0.1 Outlook Web Access (OWA) 2016 template

Updated ASM Outlook Web Access (OWA) 2016 template for BIG-IP version 13.x Read more
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What is HTML Field Obfuscation?

And why do you need to know, anyway? I am so glad you asked! A great deal of app security focuses on the server-side component. Whether comprised of multiple microservices fronted by an API or a monolith, there is no question that a significant... Read more
2 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - XML External Entities

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  XML External Entities comes in at the #4 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10... Read more
2 Reviews

Meltdown and Spectre Web Application Risk Management

The recently disclosed groundbreaking vulnerabilities have set a precedent for how massive a security vulnerability can be. In the recent years, we have witnessed vulnerabilities that affect major frameworks like Java, PHP, OpenSSL and CGI... Read more
2 Reviews

The DevCentral Chronicles Volume 1, Issue 1

Welcome to 2018! If the kids in the back seat have been chanting, ‘Are we there yet?, Are we there yet?’ you can tell them, ‘Yes! Now, Get out the car!’ If, like me, you’ve taken a couple weeks off to enjoy the holidays and New Year, you might be... Read more
2 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: Explaining the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities

The "Spectre" and "Meltdown" vulnerabilities affect almost every computer in the world.  One of the very interesting things about each of these vulnerabilities is that they target the hardware (processor) of the computer rather than the software. Read more
2 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Sensitive Data Exposure

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  Sensitive Data Exposure comes in at the #3 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10. Read more
1 Review

JBoss Arbitrary code execution via unrestricted deserialization in ReadOnlyAccessFilter (CVE-2017-12149)

In late August 2017 Redhat have published a security advisory regarding an arbitrary code execution vulnerability in JBoss and recently a Proof of Concept exploit was publicly released. This vulnerability is added to the long list of unsafe... Read more
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Return of Bleichenbacher - the ROBOT Attack CVE-2017-6168

F5’s SSL/TLS stack was one of the stacks that was found vulnerable to an ancient cryptographic attack called a Bleichenbacher. K21905460 is the official F5 response; this article is for those looking for a more detailed explanation of the attack. Read more
2 Reviews

Oracle WebLogic WLS Security Component Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-10271)

In October 2017 Oracle have published a vulnerability concerning Oracle WebLogic and assigned CVE-2017-10271 to it. Since then no public information regarding this vulnerability was available until a few days ago, when an analysis of the... Read more
2 Reviews

Post of the Week: SSL on a Virtual Server

In this Lightboard Post of the Week, I answer a few questions about SSL/https on Virtual Servers. BIG-IP being a default deny, full proxy device, it's important to configure specific ports, like 443, to accept https traffic along with client... Read more
0 Reviews

Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Broken Authentication

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  Broken Authentication comes in at the #2 spot in the latest edition of the OWASP Top 10. Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: OWASP Top 10 - Injection Attacks

The OWASP Top 10 is a list of the most common security risks on the Internet today.  For the past several years, "Injection Attack" has been the #1 security risk on the Top 10 list. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
3 Reviews

BIG-IP ASMで対応するOWASP Top 10 - 2017年版

OWASP Top 10の2017年正式版がリリースされましたので、BIG-IP ASMのWAF機能でどのくらい対応できるか概要を紹介したいと思います。 Read more
0 Reviews

Bleichenbacher vs. Forward Secrecy: How much of your TLS is still RSA?

You're thinking about disabling the RSA key exchange on your virtual server in favor of only perfect forward secrecy. But are some of your users still using RSA? Here's how to find out. Read more
Average Rating: 4.6
9 Reviews

Jackson-Databind Unsafe Unserialization Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-7525, CVE-2017-15095)

Recently a new vulnerability in Jackson, a popular Java library used for parsing JSON, was published and assigned CVE-2017-7525. The Jackson-databind package allows programmers to construct Java objects out of JSON documents, and as we have... Read more
1 Review

OCSP through an outbound explicit proxy

This article explores one method for allowing LTM and APM OCSP requests to pass through an outbound explicit proxy. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews