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Security is central to everything we do—from stopping DDoS attacks before they hit your servers to protecting your applications. Whether you want to go deeper into SSL profiles, understand security-specific iRules, or brush up on current security topics, here’s where you’ll find the latest, most relevant information.

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Steve Lyons
Updated 2 weeks ago by Steve Lyons
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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...

Steve Lyons
Updated 2 weeks ago by Steve Lyons

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.

John Wagnon
Updated 3 weeks ago by John Wagnon

The Diffie-Hellman key exchange is used extensively in Internet communications today.  With the approval of the new TLS 1.3 protocol and the need for Perfect Forward Secrecy...

Gal Goldshtein
Updated 1 month ago by Gal Goldshtein

Recently Oracle published its periodically security advisory. The advisory contains fixes for 334 CVEs, 231 of them are exploitable over the HTTP protocol. Oracle tends not to publicly disclose details related to the attack vectors of the...

Steve Lyons
Updated 1 month ago by Steve Lyons

As promised in my last article which discussed configuring the BIG-IP as an SSH Jump Server using smart card authentication, I wanted to continue the discussion of F5's privileged user access with additional use cases. The first follow on...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon

The OPSWAT MetaDefender advanced threat prevention technologies work seamlessly with F5 BIG-IP reverse proxy to scan file uploads for threats prior to web upload...

Steve Lyons
Updated 1 month ago by Steve Lyons
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Based on the feedback I got when talking about this capability on social media, I figured I would write an article and expose everyone to what this solution actually looks like and how to deploy it. First off, I want to dig into the use case...

Steve Lyons
Updated 1 month ago by Steve Lyons

In previous articles, we have discussed the use of F5 BIG-IP as a SSL VPN and then followed up by adding endpoint security to the same Access Profile configuration we used for VPN access. I now wanted to take some time to discuss a use case that...

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon
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F5 DataSafe protects data and credentials entered into sensitive fields in your web application by encrypting data at the application layer on the client side...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
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Our Featured Member series is a way for us to show appreciation and highlight active contributors in our community. Communities thrive on interaction and our Featured Series gives you some insight on some of our most active folks. Rhazi Youssef...

Steve Lyons
Updated 2 weeks ago by Steve Lyons
5 out of 5 stars

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...

Steve Lyons
Updated 1 month ago by Steve Lyons
5 out of 5 stars

Based on the feedback I got when talking about this capability on social media, I figured I would write an article and expose everyone to what this solution actually looks like and how to deploy it. First off, I want to dig into the use case...

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

F5 DataSafe protects data and credentials entered into sensitive fields in your web application by encrypting data at the application layer on the client side...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Our Featured Member series is a way for us to show appreciation and highlight active contributors in our community. Communities thrive on interaction and our Featured Series gives you some insight on some of our most active folks. Rhazi Youssef...

Chris Zhang
Updated 2 months ago by Chris Zhang
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This article focuses on load balancing firewalls, achieving high availability, and protecting inbound non-HTTPS traffic, as well as outbound traffic in Microsoft Azure

John Wagnon
Updated 2 months ago by John Wagnon
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The handshake process between client and server has changed dramatically with the new TLS 1.3 protocol. The new process is much more efficient and allows encrypted application data to flow much faster than in previous versions...

Steve Lyons
Updated 3 months ago by Steve Lyons
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How do we smart card enable our BIG-IP management interface? DevCentral shows how it's done. I will also share some troubleshooting steps, logs and tools I used to overcome my issues while attempting this. So, with that, let's get started.

John Wagnon
Updated 3 months ago by John Wagnon
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The newest version of the TLS protocol was recently approved by the Internet Engineering Task Force -- TLS 1.3. There are several key changes in this protocol...

Graham Alderson
Updated 3 months ago by Graham Alderson
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Learn how to use the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to protect your credentials. Identities are the keys to our applications and criminals can steal them right from the browser. DataSafe protects the credentials at the most vulnerable point.

Graham Alderson
Updated 3 months ago by Graham Alderson
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Learn how to use the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to easily lock down your applications so that bots can’t attack your mobile APIs. This video will show you the quick way to add anti-bot and other protections directly into your mobile app.

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