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Silverline is F5’s cloud-based application services platform that provides DDoS and web application firewall protection. Think of it as your favorite super hero who uses pure muscle to stop volumetric DDoS attacks from reaching your network. Breathe a sigh a relief. We understand what peace of mind feels like.

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John Wagnon
Updated 1 month ago by John Wagnon
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On Feb 28, 2018 the popular website GitHub was the victim of the largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in recorded history.  The attackers used open memcached servers to launch an amplification attack...

Peter Silva
Updated 10/18/2017 by Peter Silva
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In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up some #basics about internet bots and botnets. Humans account for less than 50% of internet traffic and the rest is spread between the good bots and bad ones. ps Related: The Facts about Botnets The state of...

Peter Silva
Updated 7/19/2017 by Peter Silva
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In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work...

Chase Abbott
Updated 2/6/2017 by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

The term pervasive insecurity can be applied to arrays of complex systems including poverty, political landscapes, or civil violence. It's aptly suited for defining any widespread and unwelcome instability of standardized governance(1)....

Dylan Syme
Updated 1/25/2017 by Dylan Syme
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Web application threats continue to cause serious security issues for large corporations and small businesses alike.  In 2016, even the smallest, local family businesses have a Web presence, and it is important to understand the potential...

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 12/27/2016 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 12/23/2016 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.

Matthieu Dierick
Updated 10/28/2016 by Matthieu Dierick

En quelques semaines, le monde de l’Internet vient de subir une série d’attaques DDoS ciblée et encore inconnue. Inconnue par la technique utilisée et par le volume. Ces attaques ont une particularité : le nombre de sources...

Jason Rahm
Updated 5/18/2016 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 5/11/2016 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 month ago by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

On Feb 28, 2018 the popular website GitHub was the victim of the largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in recorded history.  The attackers used open memcached servers to launch an amplification attack...

Peter Silva
Updated 7/19/2017 by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work...

Chase Abbott
Updated 2/6/2017 by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

The term pervasive insecurity can be applied to arrays of complex systems including poverty, political landscapes, or civil violence. It's aptly suited for defining any widespread and unwelcome instability of standardized governance(1)....

Maxim Zavodchik
Updated 12/27/2016 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 12/23/2016 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 2/25/2016 by John Wagnon
5 out of 5 stars

February is Security Month here at DevCentral! It's an excellent time to brush up on your F5 Security knowledge now.

Jason Rahm
Updated 2/18/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

I wrote on Wednesday about the why and what of F5 Silverline. Today we're going to dive a little deeper into the how of the DDoS service offering. Before we get into the scrubbing architecture itself, let’s take a look at the delivery options...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2/17/2016 by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

Join Jason Rahm as he takes a few minutes of your time to do a brief recap of what Silverline is and why it matters.

Ilan Meller
Updated 1/8/2016 by Ilan Meller
5 out of 5 stars

DDoS attacks are increasing in scale and complexity, threatening to overwhelm the internal resources of businesses around the world. The F5® Silverline® Security Operations Center (SOC) recently saw a new distributed...

Scott Altman
Updated 11/19/2015 by Scott Altman

With the growth of cloud services and the software-defined data center, it’s tempting for organizations to embrace self-provisioning and begin to look at everything as a service (-aaS): SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, etc. These days, many companies providing...

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