F5-Advanced Web Application Firewall Traffic processing

Course Length: 4 Days

Dates: 22/9 - 25/9 2020

Reference number: F5-TRG-BIG-AWF-CFG

Location: Cuebid AB, Gustav III Boulevard 42, 169 73 Solna, 8tr

Tuition: $3995

Course Description and 
Topics covered in this course include:

Resource provisioning for F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) Web application concepts Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 and other vulnerabilities Security policy deployment Security policy tuning Deploying Attack Signatures and Threat Campaigns Positive security building Securing cookies and other headers Reporting and logging Advanced parameter handling Using Automatic Policy Builder Integrating with web vulnerability scanners Login enforcement for flow control Brute force and credential stuffing mitigation Session tracking for client reconnaissance Using Parent and Child policies Layer 7 DoS protection
Transaction Per Second-based DoS protection
Layer 7 Behavioral DoS Protection
Configuring Advanced Bot Defense
Web Scraping and other Microservice Protection
Working with Bot Signatures
Using DataSafe to Secure the client side of the Document Object Model

By the end of this course, the student should be able to create Application Security Policies and describe how F5 Advanced Web Application Firewall protects a web application by securing file types, URLs, and parameters. In addition, the student be able to tune a policy manually or allow automatic policy building, configure protection against brute force attacks and many other common tasks concerning traffic processed through the BIG-IP AWAF system.


This course is intended for SecOps personnel responsible for the deployment, tuning, and day-to-day maintenance of F5 Adv. WAF.
Participants will obtain a functional level of expertise with F5 Advanced WAF, including comprehensive security policy and profile configuration, client assessment, and appropriate mitigation types.
Experience with LTM is not required. Prior WAF knowledge is not required. This course is on the list of approved study resources for the F5 ASM 303 certification exam.


There are no F5-technology-specific prerequisites for this course.
However, completing the following before attending would be very helpful for students with limited BIG-IP administration and configuration experience:

Administering BIG-IP instructor-led course


F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator



Registrants may cancel up to four weeks prior to the first day of class for a full refund. Cancellations received between two-and-four weeks prior to the start date
will be eligible for a full credit to any future training offering. Cancellations received between one-and-two weeks prior to the start date will be eligible for a one-half credit to any future training offering. Any cancellations received less than one week before the first day of class will forfeit the enrolment fee.

Cuebid AB reserves the right to cancel any class up to two weeks before the
first day of class. In the event of a cancellation, all registrants will be eligible for priority rescheduling or a full refund.


Cuebid AB is the only F5 authorized training centre in the Nordic region. Our teachers have been certified and audited by F5 to perform this training. The training has been developed by F5 and we only use official F5 training material. The cost includes the training, documentations, coffee and light snacks during the day, and a full warm lunch.
The day start at 09.00 and ends approx at 17.00.

More information and help such as travel and hotel recommendations is available upon request. Please contact us if anything is unclear


F5 Authorized Training Centre: Cuebid AB

Telephone: +46 8 400 210 90

If you have further questions please contact us.

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