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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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John Wagnon
Updated 3 days ago by John Wagnon
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Most websites utilize https:// encryption to secure traffic to/from their webservers. This is a blessing and a curse...it's a blessing because the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form. It's a curse because, well, the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form...

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 6 days ago by Maxim Zavodchik
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“Credentials stuffing” attack technique became a very popular way nowadays to brute force user accounts over web applications’ login pages. Instead of trying to guess a certain user password from a generated word list (a.k.a. “dictionary”),...

Shaul Vilkomir-Preisman
Updated 1 week ago by Shaul Vilkomir-Preisman
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The latest arrival to the banking malware scene, and successor to the infamous Dyre Trojan continues to evolve. TrickBot previously targeted banks and businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, UK, Ireland, Canada, India and Singapore. In a...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
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In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers a couple deployment options for routing traffic through an IPS tier while maintaining source IPs. The first option compresses the external and internal legs of the air gap solution onto a single...

Michael J
Updated 2 weeks ago by Michael J
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BIG-IP iRulesLX FakeADFS - WS-Federation/SAML11

Kevin Stewart
Updated 3 weeks ago by Kevin Stewart
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TLS fingerprinting is a methodology based on the attributes in an SSL/TLS handshake ClientHello message, attributes that are ever-so-slightly unique across different client user agents. This methodology, while not perfect, presents an interesting approach to identifying user agents without first decrypting the traffic and looking for an HTTP User-Agent header.

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 3 weeks ago by Maxim Zavodchik
5 out of 5 stars

Recently reserachers at "Check Point" has uncovered 3 new previously unkown vulnerabilitites in the new version of PHP. CVE-2016-7479 and  CVE-2016-7480 could result in attackers taking a full control of the target server, while...

David Holmes
Updated 3 weeks ago by David Holmes

You know how scientists hypothesize that there are an infinite number of universes? 2016 is a year that forces me to confront the reality that they may be right. I've been starting to think that we live in one of the bizarre, alternate...

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 3 weeks ago by Maxim Zavodchik
5 out of 5 stars

An advisory has been published on a critical 0-day unauthenticated RCE (Remote Code Execution) vulnerability in the “PHPMailer” system. PHPMailer is a popular code for sending email from PHP and probably the world’s most popular one according...

Matthieu Dierick
Updated 1 month ago by Matthieu Dierick
5 out of 5 stars

Silverline Web Application Firewall Express is a cloud-based service built on BIGIP Application Security Manager (ASM) – to help organizations protect web applications and data, and enable compliance with industry standards, such as PCI DSS.

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

Most websites utilize https:// encryption to secure traffic to/from their webservers. This is a blessing and a curse...it's a blessing because the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form. It's a curse because, well, the traffic is unreadable in its encrypted form...

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 6 days ago by Maxim Zavodchik
5 out of 5 stars

“Credentials stuffing” attack technique became a very popular way nowadays to brute force user accounts over web applications’ login pages. Instead of trying to guess a certain user password from a generated word list (a.k.a. “dictionary”),...

Shaul Vilkomir-Preisman
Updated 1 week ago by Shaul Vilkomir-Preisman
5 out of 5 stars

The latest arrival to the banking malware scene, and successor to the infamous Dyre Trojan continues to evolve. TrickBot previously targeted banks and businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, UK, Ireland, Canada, India and Singapore. In a...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this episode of Lightboard Lessons, Jason covers a couple deployment options for routing traffic through an IPS tier while maintaining source IPs. The first option compresses the external and internal legs of the air gap solution onto a single...

Michael J
Updated 2 weeks ago by Michael J
5 out of 5 stars

BIG-IP iRulesLX FakeADFS - WS-Federation/SAML11

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 3 weeks ago by Maxim Zavodchik
5 out of 5 stars

Recently reserachers at "Check Point" has uncovered 3 new previously unkown vulnerabilitites in the new version of PHP. CVE-2016-7479 and  CVE-2016-7480 could result in attackers taking a full control of the target server, while...

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 3 weeks ago by Maxim Zavodchik
5 out of 5 stars

An advisory has been published on a critical 0-day unauthenticated RCE (Remote Code Execution) vulnerability in the “PHPMailer” system. PHPMailer is a popular code for sending email from PHP and probably the world’s most popular one according...

Matthieu Dierick
Updated 1 month ago by Matthieu Dierick
5 out of 5 stars

Silverline Web Application Firewall Express is a cloud-based service built on BIGIP Application Security Manager (ASM) – to help organizations protect web applications and data, and enable compliance with industry standards, such as PCI DSS.

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

Server Name Indication (SNI) is an extension to the TLS protocol that allows the client to include the requested hostname in the first message of the SSL handshake (Client Hello). Prior to the introduction of SNI, the client could not easily establish secure connections to multiple servers hosted on a single IP address.

Graham
Updated 1 month ago by Graham
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This guide will cover how to use APM as the access gateway in front of Storefront when using Citrix FAS. This will enable you to leverage authentication methods like SAML, Kerberos, or NTLM on the client side. Note that almost any auth method can be supported via Receiver for web, but Receiver self-service does not support some auth methods such as SAML.

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