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May 4 2015   4:35AM GMT

What is F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager?

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan

Data Center
Public Cloud
Software-defined data center
Web applications

F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) designed to secure Web Applications in virtual software-defined data center (SDDC), managed cloud service environment, public cloud, or traditional data center. F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) empowers Organizations to safeguard their Web Applications against threats, application vulnerabilities, and zero-day attacks.


F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) is a proactive Web Application Firewall capable of protecting from DDOS attacks, SQL Injections and also capable of patching reported vulnerabilities within span of minutes to protect against web threats.

Some of the key features of F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager are

  • Layer 7 Attack Protections
  • Advanced Enforcement
  • Effective Bot Defense
  • Application Awareness
  • Data Protection and Cloaking
  • Violation Correlation and Incident Grouping

In short F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) servers the purpose of securing web applications.

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