F5 Configuring Advanced WAF V15.1 - 4 days

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.

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  • 13
    4 days, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
    Session information
    Session 1
    Mon 13 Nov 09:00 - Mon 13 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Tue 14 Nov 09:00 - Tue 14 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Wed 15 Nov 09:00 - Wed 15 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 4
    Thu 16 Nov 09:00 - Thu 16 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $4,995.00 excl. GST


Course Topics

  • Setting up the BIG-IP System
  • Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Web application concepts
  • Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Security policy deployment
  • Policy Tuning and Violations
  • Attack Signatures and Threat Campaigns
  • Positive security policy building
  • Securing cookies and other headers
  • Visual reporting and logging
  • Lab project 1
  • Advanced Parameter Handling
  • Automatic Policy Building
  • Web application vulnerability scanners integration
  • Deploying Layered Policies
  • Login Enforcement and Brute Force Mitigation
  • Session tracking for client reconnaissance
  • Layer 7 DoS Mitigation
  • Advanced Bot Defense
  • Form Encryption using DataSafe
  • Review and Final labs



  • Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator

Recommended (available at F5 University)

  • Getting Started with BIG-IP
  •  Getting Started with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager
  •  Getting Started with BIG-IP Application Security Manager

The following general network technology knowledge and experience are recommended before attending any F5 Global Training Services instructor-led course: OSI model encapsulation Routing and switching Ethernet and ARP TCP/IP concepts IP addressing and subnetting NAT and private IP addressing Default gateway Network firewalls LAN vs. WAN

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