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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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Peter Silva
Updated 5 hours ago by Peter Silva

Gartner predicts that by 2020, IoT security will make up 20 percent of annual security budgets. 2020 seems to be an important milestone for the Internet of Things. That’s the year that Cisco says there will be 50 billion connected devices and...

John Wagnon
Updated 5 days ago by John Wagnon

It’s been a while since we featured the SSL Profile, but some cool new features have emerged and everyone on DevCentral needs to know about them!  In this article, we will look at several options that are now available for optimizing TLS...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6 days ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I describe the Let's Encrypt automated certificate generation process and how to customize a hook script to automate the challenges and and certificate deployment. What is Let's Encrypt? Let’s...

pliam
Updated 1 week ago by pliam

F5's BlackHat 2016 cipher challenge had several connecting puzzles. We hope you had fun with it! In this article we explain the puzzles and our design approach.

Ilya Chernyakov
Updated 1 week ago by Ilya Chernyakov

CVE- 2016-5118 a new remote command execution vulnerability in ImageMagick based software is detected in ASM as a 0-day

Graham
Updated 1 week ago by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

Introduction After the SAML labs at Agility I got a lot of questions about how to automatically launch SAML resources and skip the webtop, and I promised I'd write it up for you. If you haven't been to Agility, check it out next year,...

Nir Zigler
Updated 2 weeks ago by Nir Zigler

An interesting topic was talked about in the recent Black Hat conference. It is a new attack called HEIST (HTTP Encrypted Information can be Stolen through TCP-windows) which demonstrates how to extract sensitive data from any authenticated...

John Wagnon
Updated 2 weeks ago by John Wagnon

The Fear…The newly discovered HEIST (HTTP Encrypted Information can be Stolen through TCP-Windows) vulnerability is making some noise, and people are rightfully freaked out a little bit.  HEIST is accomplished purely in the browser and...

John Wagnon
Updated 2 weeks ago by John Wagnon
4.5 out of 5 stars

Companies that are subject to security audits, such as PCI DSS, could benefit from a solution that takes sensitive information and moves it from their web servers to the enterprise edge or ingress point and thus reduces the exposure of live and regulated data on the internal IT network.     Related Resources:

Markus Haertner
Updated 2 weeks ago by Markus Haertner

Das Aktualisieren von Passwörtern liegt 2016 voll im Trend Das erste Halbjahr 2016 liegt hinter uns. Zeit, einen Blick auf die Technologie-Trends zu werfen, die sich bis dato abzeichnen. Sicherheitsverstöße: Wegen der anhaltenden...

Jason Rahm
Updated 6 days ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, I describe the Let's Encrypt automated certificate generation process and how to customize a hook script to automate the challenges and and certificate deployment. What is Let's Encrypt? Let’s...

Graham
Updated 1 week ago by Graham
5 out of 5 stars

Introduction After the SAML labs at Agility I got a lot of questions about how to automatically launch SAML resources and skip the webtop, and I promised I'd write it up for you. If you haven't been to Agility, check it out next year,...

Nir Zigler
Updated 2 weeks ago by Nir Zigler

An interesting topic was talked about in the recent Black Hat conference. It is a new attack called HEIST (HTTP Encrypted Information can be Stolen through TCP-windows) which demonstrates how to extract sensitive data from any authenticated...

John Wagnon
Updated 2 weeks ago by John Wagnon

The Fear…The newly discovered HEIST (HTTP Encrypted Information can be Stolen through TCP-Windows) vulnerability is making some noise, and people are rightfully freaked out a little bit.  HEIST is accomplished purely in the browser and...

John Wagnon
Updated 2 weeks ago by John Wagnon
4.5 out of 5 stars

Companies that are subject to security audits, such as PCI DSS, could benefit from a solution that takes sensitive information and moves it from their web servers to the enterprise edge or ingress point and thus reduces the exposure of live and regulated data on the internal IT network.     Related Resources:

Nir Zigler
Updated 1 month ago by Nir Zigler

A major vulnerability in the CGI platform has been disclosed today, dubbed httpoxy. The vulnerability was actually discovered 15 years ago in libwww-perl, and was fixed at the time. However, various currently used libraries have been found to be...

Joe Martin
Updated 1 month ago by Joe Martin

How to mitigate the HTTPoxy vulnerability using your F5 BIGIP. CVE-2016-5385, CVE-2016-5386, CVE-2016-5387, CVE-2016-5388, CVE-2016-1000109, CVE-2016-1000110

John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon

Many web applications are using encryption (TLS) for security, but security typically slows things down.  Is it possible to implement a good TLS solution but still keep the speed you want?  In this video, I dig into the tension...

Jason Rahm
Updated 1 month ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

You’ve been having trouble sleeping because of the SSL visibility problem with all the fancy security tools that don’t do decryption. Put down that ambien, because this Lightboard Lesson solves it. In episode, David Holmes diagrams the Right Way...

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

Consider yourself a fascinating person if you have ever heard the term Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC). Consider yourself a cryptographic crackerjack if you actually know what it does and how it all works. If you are a mere mortal like the rest of us, you might not understand every single aspect of ECC.

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