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Description

In this 4 day course, students are provided with a functional understanding of how to deploy, tune, and operate ASM to protect their web applications from HTTP-based attacks.
The course includes lecture, hands-on labs, and discussion about different ASM components 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.

What Will I Learn?

  • Course Objectives
  • Describe the role of the BIG-IP system as a full proxy device in an application delivery network
  • Provision the Application Security Manager
  • Define a web application firewall
  • Describe how ASM protects a web application by securing file types, URLs, and parameters
  • Deploy ASM 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 ASM
  • 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 ASM 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 ASM events and commands
  • Use Content Profiles to protect JSON and AJAX-based applications
  • Implement Bot Signatures
  • Implement Proactive Bot Defense

Outline

  • Provisioning ASM
  • 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
  • ASM and iRules
  • Using Content Profiles for AJAX and JSON applications
  • Advanced Bot Detection and Defense
  • Proactive Bot Defense
  • Simple Edit Mode for Attack Signatures

Ahmed Abdul Hameed

CCNA,CCNA SEC.,CCNP, ITIL, MCSA,MCSE , CCAI, ECCS, CEH ,CHFI Senior Network and Telecom. Engineer – Cisco-Microsoft CompTIA -EC- Council Certified Academy instructor with 12 years of Experience of technical and managerial skills in one of the largest telecommunication companies in middle East Telecom Egypt ,also Certified instructor in the field of networks, security and management and Co founder & CEO of IT Gate Academy & IT Gate Corp.

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Ahmed Abdul Hameed

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