F5 NETWORKS Overview
F5’s Web Application Firewall Software offers a range of deployment options, from on-premises to private and public cloud deployments. It also offers other additional functionalities, including visibility into HTTP and WebSocket traffic, integration with third-party Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) tools, dynamic learning and site-wide behavioral analysis, geolocation and IP intelligence, proactive bot defense and client-side integrity defense, security services, and Azure Security Center integration. F5 Networks’ WAF is a cloud-based service built on the BIG-IP Application Security Manager. It offers 2 service options. The first is a Security Operations Center with 24/7 all-year-round support, and the other is an express service option, which provides fast self-service deployment of expertly maintained policies across hybrid environments. The Silverline WAF is available in a flexible licensing model with 1–3 years of subscription. F5 Networks is focusing on introducing innovations in its Herculon family of security products to overcome the everyday emerging threats.