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Configuring F5 Advanced WAF (previously licensed as ASM)

DESCRIPTION

Date: 3-6/12/2019
Duration: 4 days
Timing: every day from 9am to 5pm
Price: €3249

Overview:

In this 4 day course, students are provided with a functional understanding of how to deploy, tune, and operate F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall to protect their web applications from HTTP-based attacks.

The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, and discussion about different F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall tools for detecting and mitigating threats from multiple attack vectors such web scraping, Layer 7 Denial of Service, brute force, bots, code injection, and zero day exploits.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for security and network administrators who will be responsible for the installation, deployment, tuning, and day-to-day maintenance of the F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the role of the BIG-IP system as a full proxy device in an application delivery network
  • Provision F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall resources
  • Define a web application firewall
  • Describe how F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall protects a web application by securing file types, URLs, and parameters
  • Deploy F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall using the Rapid Deployment template (and other templates) and define the security checks included in each
  • Define learn, alarm, and block settings as they pertain to configuring F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall
  • Define attack signatures and explain why attack signature staging is important
  • Contrast positive and negative security policy implementation and explain benefits of each
  • Configure security processing at the parameter level of a web application
  • Use an application template to protect a commercial web application
  • Deploy F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall using the Automatic Policy Builder
  • Tune a policy manually or allow automatic policy building
  • Integrate third party application vulnerability scanner output into a security policy
  • Configure login enforcement and session tracking
  • Configure protection against brute force, web scraping, and Layer 7 denial of service attacks
  • Implement iRules using specific F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall events and commands
  • Use Content Profiles to protect JSON and AJAX-based applications
  • Implement Bot Signatures
  • Implement Proactive Bot Defense

Course Topics

  • Resource provisioning for F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall
  • Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Web application concepts
  • Web application vulnerabilities
  • Security policy deployment
  • Security policy tuning
  • Attack signatures
  • Positive security building
  • Securing cookies and other headers
  • Reporting and logging
  • Policy Diff, merging, and exporting
  • Advanced parameter handling
  • Using application templates
  • Using Automatic Policy Builder
  • Integrating with web vulnerability scanners
  • Login enforcement
  • Brute force mitigation
  • Session tracking
  • Web scraping detection and mitigation
  • Geolocation Enforcement and IP Address Exceptions
  • Using Parent and Child policies
  • Layer 7 DoS protection
  • F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall and iRules
  • Using Content Profiles for AJAX and JSON applications
  • Advanced Bot Detection and Defense
  • Proactive Bot Defense


Location

Exclusive Networks bvba
A. Stocletlaan 202
2570 Duffel (Antwerp)


Trainer

This course is given by a certified F5 trainer with several years of experience.


Date Time Location
03/12/2019 9:00 to 17:00 Exclusive Networks

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Venue

Exclusive Networks
A. Stocletlaan, 202
Duffel, Antwerpen 2570 Belgium
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