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Cody Green
Updated 13 hours ago by Cody Green

A post discussing the burdens of federated authentication - specifically authentication vs authorization.

Neil Jaques
Updated 6 days ago by Neil Jaques
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Jason Rahm
Updated 6 days ago by Jason Rahm

In this edition of Lightboard Lessons, I cover the architectural overview of F5’s Silverline managed security services proxy and routed modes.  The granular details of the scrubbing center architecture, as well as the overall DDoS and WAF...

Neil Jaques
Updated 1 week ago by Neil Jaques

We’ve had a fantastic first day at Agility EMEA in Vienna – thanks to everyone who was able to join us! For anyone who missed out, here’s a snapshot of what took place! First off, we announced this morning the findings from our EMEA survey into...

David Holmes
Updated 1 week ago by David Holmes
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David Holmes, otherwise known as F5 Marketing's version of Donald Trump, judges a pageant of beautiful security features in version 12.1.

John Wagnon
Updated 1 week ago by John Wagnon
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Encryption is a fundamental reality on the Internet today.  Most sites use SSL/TLS for encryption, and you can identify these sites by the https:// in the address bar of your browser.  The Internet security service company Netcraft has...

Neil Jaques
Updated 1 week ago by Neil Jaques

Two of the many highlights at this year’s Agility 2016 conference in Vienna are set to be our guest speakers – Misha Glenny and Thimon De Jong. This week we caught up with both of them to gain a sneak preview of their talks, their opinions on the key themes of Agility and any previous experiences or tips they have regarding this year’s host city, Vienna!

John Wagnon
Updated 1 week ago by John Wagnon

Sometimes people ask to visit places that they have no business visiting.  And, sometimes that craziness must be stopped.  Did you know you can load up an iRule and redirect DNS traffic based on the requested domain name?  Did you...

Neil Jaques
Updated 2 weeks ago by Neil Jaques

We at F5, along with our customers and partners, are preparing to don our lederhosen and relocate to Vienna for our annual EMEA Agility conference! With two action-packed days ahead of us, we thought we’d preview the main events and happenings ...

Peter Silva
Updated 2 weeks ago by Peter Silva

As the march to connect each and every noun on this planet continues with a blistering pace, the various ways, contraptions and sensors used to collect data is greatly expanding. What once was a (relatively) small collection of fitness trackers,...

Neil Jaques
Updated 6 days ago by Neil Jaques
5 out of 5 stars

David Holmes
Updated 1 week ago by David Holmes
5 out of 5 stars

David Holmes, otherwise known as F5 Marketing's version of Donald Trump, judges a pageant of beautiful security features in version 12.1.

John Wagnon
Updated 1 week ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

Encryption is a fundamental reality on the Internet today.  Most sites use SSL/TLS for encryption, and you can identify these sites by the https:// in the address bar of your browser.  The Internet security service company Netcraft has...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 week ago by John Wagnon

Sometimes people ask to visit places that they have no business visiting.  And, sometimes that craziness must be stopped.  Did you know you can load up an iRule and redirect DNS traffic based on the requested domain name?  Did you...

Doron Voolf
Updated 4 weeks ago by Doron Voolf
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Our ongoing campaign analysis has revealed that Dridex malware’s latest campaign focus has strongly shifted in recent months from U.K. banks, which had been the main targets previously, to US banks today. Dridex and its latest trends are...

Brian McHenry
Updated 1 month ago by Brian McHenry
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Many firewalls and IPS solutions will lay claim to DNS application layer gateways (ALGs), but these solutions do not address many of the more modern threats to DNS infrastructure. These threats include DNS DoS attacks, reflection attacks,...

Patricia Du
Updated 1 month ago by Patricia Du
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Building Secure and Scalable 5G Networks   Industry projections estimate that there will be 50 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020, or 7 devices for every person on earth. The fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) will be the...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon
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I’ve been doing this security thing for many years now.  In a list of current Internet patrons, I would include myself in the category of “those on high alert” for fraudulent and nefarious activity.  I’ve seen many general phishing...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
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The Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a powerful network security solution in its own right. The policy flexibility in AFM enables the majority of functionality necessary to protect your applications as is. But for those complex cases where you...

Brian McHenry
Updated 1 month ago by Brian McHenry
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When talking to someone who’s spent a lot of time around F5 technology, two words always come up: full-proxy and platform. BIG-IP is the platform of services offered by a full, dual-stack proxy. The proxy yields unmatched visibility and control at...

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