F5 Networks Setting Up BIG-IP Advanced WAF: Web Application Firewall Course Details:

Participants use F5 Advanced WAF to quickly configure advanced protection against common Layer 7 vulnerabilities (OWASP Top Ten) and bot defense.

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Lesson 1: Setting Up the BIG-IP System

  • Introducing the BIG-IP System
  • Initially Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Archiving the BIG-IP System Configuration
  • Leveraging F5 Support Resources and Tools

Lesson 2: Threat Overview and Guided Configuration

  • Classifying Attack Types
  • Differentiating Benign and Malicious Clients
  • Categorizing Attack Techniques
  • Defining the Layer 7 Web Application Firewall
  • Defining Traffic Processing Objects
  • Introducing F5 Advanced WAF
  • Using Guided Configuration for Web Application Security

Lesson 3: Exploring HTTP Traffic

  • Exploring Web Application HTTP Request Processing
  • Overview of Application-Side Vulnerabilities
  • Defining Attack Signatures
  • Defining Violations

Lesson 4: Securing HTTP Traffic

  • Defining Learning
  • Defining Attack Signature Staging
  • Defining Attack Signature Enforcement

Lesson 5: Mitigating Credentials Stuffing

  • Defining Credentials Stuffing Attacks
  • The Credentials Stuffing Mitigation Workflow

Lesson 6: Form Encryption Using BIG-IP DataSafe

  • What Elements of Application Delivery are Targeted?
  • Exploiting the Document Object Model
  • Protecting Applications Using DataSafe
  • Configuring a DataSafe Profile

Lesson 7: Deploying Threat Campaigns

  • Defining Threat Campaigns
  • Live Update for Threat Campaigns

Lesson 8: Using Layer 7 Behavioral Analysis to Mitigate DoS

  • Defining Behavioral Analysis
  • Defining the DoS Protection Profile

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Students will learn,

  • Setting Up the BIG-IP System
  • Threat Overview and Guided Configuration
  • Exploring HTTP Traffic
  • Securing HTTP Traffic
  • Mitigating Credentials Stuffing
  • Form Encryption Using BIG-IP DataSafe
  • Deploying Threat Campaigns
  • Using Layer 7 Behavioral Analysis to Mitigate DoS

Administering BIG-IP, OSI model, TCP/IP addressing and routing, WAN, LAN environments; or having achieved TMOS Administration Certification. Knowledge of Advanced WAF/ASM is recommended.

This course is intended for users who wish to rapidly deploy a basic web application security policy with minimal configuration; deploy a DoS Protection Profile to detect server stress, and block bad actors.

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