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

We are always interested in security at F5, but this month we are taking it a step further and highlighting lots of great security content on DevCentral. From discussing specific F5 security technology to looking back on security trends from 2016 to looking ahead at what's to come in 2017, the month of February on DevCentral will not disappoint!

Chase Abbott
Updated 2 hours ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

DevCentral reviews Cipher Rules and Ciphers Groups in BIG-IP v13. Separating Cipher strings from SSL profiles allows us to ease cipher suite management so you can keep current with cryptographic trends and impress your friends.

MegaZone
Updated 11 hours ago by MegaZone
5 out of 5 stars

Cipher Suite Practices and Pitfalls It seems like every time you turn around there is a new vulnerability to deal with, and some of them, such as Sweet32, have required altering cipher configurations for mitigation.  Still other users may...

Brian Deitch
Updated 1 day ago by Brian Deitch
5 out of 5 stars

About CloudBleed If you aren’t familiar with CloudBleed, take a moment to read the following articles to get an understanding how it was found, what happened, and what PII/PCI data was (possibly) leaked: Vulnerability Disclosure from Tavis...

John Wagnon
Updated 3 days ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

As we highlight security on DevCentral this month, we wanted to pose a fun security challenge to exercise those brain cells a little bit. Our first challenge focused on decrypting a secret message. Our second and final challenge requires you to search for clues around the Internet and find/calculate a secret value.

John Wagnon
Updated 4 days ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

The Mirai Botnet grabbed headlines at the end of last year when it used thousands of IoT devices to launch DDoS attacks on several targets. These attacks were larger than anything the Internet has ever seen. While it's certainly newsworthy to discuss the Mirai Botnet in general, we wanted to dig a little deeper into one of the actual DDoS attack vectors used by this botnet...

Jason Rahm
Updated 5 days ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

As I prepped for this password killing journey, I couldn’t get the Fugees “Killing Me Softly” out of my head. Lauryn Hill kills it in that song (pun intended.) So I wrote a little intro you can hum along to the tune…I’ll wait. Feeling my pain...

Chase Abbott
Updated 6 days ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

The government and cloud security's relationship is surprisingly hands off. Current regulations already extend their umbrellas over our data in flight and rest regardless who's IaaS/SaaS you're using. For us traditional enterprise...

Chase Abbott
Updated 1 week ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

DevCentral examines cloud security trends for 2017 and takes a few stabs at the reality of your realistic requirements. Security is a chess board. Of the primary fundamentals in chess the King is the most valuable piece (losing the game if you lose the King) and the Queen is the most powerful piece (in terms of...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 week ago by Peter Silva

We are mobile, our devices are mobile, the networks we connect to are mobile and the applications we access are mobile. Mobility, in all its iterations, is a huge enabler and concern for enterprises and it'll only get worse as we start wearing...

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

We are always interested in security at F5, but this month we are taking it a step further and highlighting lots of great security content on DevCentral. From discussing specific F5 security technology to looking back on security trends from 2016 to looking ahead at what's to come in 2017, the month of February on DevCentral will not disappoint!

Chase Abbott
Updated 2 hours ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

DevCentral reviews Cipher Rules and Ciphers Groups in BIG-IP v13. Separating Cipher strings from SSL profiles allows us to ease cipher suite management so you can keep current with cryptographic trends and impress your friends.

MegaZone
Updated 11 hours ago by MegaZone
5 out of 5 stars

Cipher Suite Practices and Pitfalls It seems like every time you turn around there is a new vulnerability to deal with, and some of them, such as Sweet32, have required altering cipher configurations for mitigation.  Still other users may...

Brian Deitch
Updated 1 day ago by Brian Deitch
5 out of 5 stars

About CloudBleed If you aren’t familiar with CloudBleed, take a moment to read the following articles to get an understanding how it was found, what happened, and what PII/PCI data was (possibly) leaked: Vulnerability Disclosure from Tavis...

John Wagnon
Updated 3 days ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

As we highlight security on DevCentral this month, we wanted to pose a fun security challenge to exercise those brain cells a little bit. Our first challenge focused on decrypting a secret message. Our second and final challenge requires you to search for clues around the Internet and find/calculate a secret value.

John Wagnon
Updated 4 days ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

The Mirai Botnet grabbed headlines at the end of last year when it used thousands of IoT devices to launch DDoS attacks on several targets. These attacks were larger than anything the Internet has ever seen. While it's certainly newsworthy to discuss the Mirai Botnet in general, we wanted to dig a little deeper into one of the actual DDoS attack vectors used by this botnet...

Jason Rahm
Updated 5 days ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

As I prepped for this password killing journey, I couldn’t get the Fugees “Killing Me Softly” out of my head. Lauryn Hill kills it in that song (pun intended.) So I wrote a little intro you can hum along to the tune…I’ll wait. Feeling my pain...

Chase Abbott
Updated 6 days ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

The government and cloud security's relationship is surprisingly hands off. Current regulations already extend their umbrellas over our data in flight and rest regardless who's IaaS/SaaS you're using. For us traditional enterprise...

Chase Abbott
Updated 1 week ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

DevCentral examines cloud security trends for 2017 and takes a few stabs at the reality of your realistic requirements. Security is a chess board. Of the primary fundamentals in chess the King is the most valuable piece (losing the game if you lose the King) and the Queen is the most powerful piece (in terms of...

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

As we highlight security on DevCentral this month, we wanted to pose a fun security challenge to exercise those brain cells a little bit. Today's challenge focuses on cryptography. The object of this challenge is to figure out a plaintext message given some ciphertext and clues.

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