Expert protection—wherever an app is hosted.

Whether protecting applications on premises or in the cloud, the Silverline Web Application Firewall (WAF) lets you augment your in-house resources and decrease operational expenses with a service that’s wholly set up, deployed, and maintained by certified experts in our Security Operations Center (SOC).

That means dedicated SOC experts protect your applications from ever-evolving threats 24x7.

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Features

App security and compliance

Comprehensive protection from advanced layer 7 attacks, OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities, zero-day attacks, and credential stuffing attempts. Also enables PCI compliance.

WAF experts at your service, 24x7

Around-the-clock access to WAF experts who build, monitor, and fine-tune policies to protect against threats.

Attack insights and intelligence

Access real-time attack data and reports through the cloud-based customer portal and incorporate external intelligence to secure apps against identified threats.

Operational and cost efficiencies

Remove the complexity of WAF management, speed up the deployment of new policies, and decrease operational expenses.

Proactive bot defense

Identifies malicious bots that bypass standard detection methods and mitigates threats before they do damage.

Layer 7 denial of service protection

Mitigations that learn and adapt to unique application-layer user interaction patterns, enabling dynamic defenses based on changing conditions.

Flexible deployment across hybrid environments

Consistent web application security, availability, and user experience across traditional data centers and multi-cloud.

Virtual patching

Virtual patching via signature detection of vulnerability exploit attempts. Integration with third-party dynamic application security testing (DAST) tools for automated virtual patching.

Features

App security and compliance

Comprehensive protection from advanced layer 7 attacks, OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities, zero-day attacks, and credential stuffing attempts. Also enables PCI compliance.

WAF experts at your service, 24x7

Around-the-clock access to WAF experts who build, monitor, and fine-tune policies to protect against threats.

Attack insights and intelligence

Access real-time attack data and reports through the cloud-based customer portal and incorporate external intelligence to secure apps against identified threats.

Operational and cost efficiencies

Remove the complexity of WAF management, speed up the deployment of new policies, and decrease operational expenses.

Proactive bot defense

Identifies malicious bots that bypass standard detection methods and mitigates threats before they do damage.

Layer 7 denial of service protection

Mitigations that learn and adapt to unique application-layer user interaction patterns, enabling dynamic defenses based on changing conditions.

Flexible deployment across hybrid environments

Consistent web application security, availability, and user experience across traditional data centers and multi-cloud.

Virtual patching

Virtual patching via signature detection of vulnerability exploit attempts. Integration with third-party dynamic application security testing (DAST) tools for automated virtual patching.

Which Silverline WAF service is best for your business?

The Silverline Web Application Firewall is available in 1- and 3-year subscriptions, based on the number of fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) protected and the monthly bandwidth required.

FULLY MANAGED

A fully managed service, set up, deployed, maintained, and supported 24x7 by certified experts in our SOC.

SELF-SERVICE

An express service option, enabling rapid self-service deployment of expertly maintained policies across hybrid environments to protect apps, anywhere.

Get the Silverline WAF 30-day trial for free.

With this trial, you gain full access to all Silverline WAF features, including configurations, violation alerts, logs and graphs (Geo, HTTP(s), SSL insight, and more.)

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Around-the-clock support.

Silverline services include 24x7 access to experts from our Security Operations Center (SOC). We hire those hard-to-find, specialized security experts—and they’re using F5 products combined with state-of-the-art security tools to ensure the best protection possible.

Watch app defense in action.

The Silverline customer portal provides real-time attack details and enhanced visibility into the mitigation techniques used to detect and prevent an application attack. You can easily combine Silverline DDoS Protection with Silverline WAF to protect against larger volumetric DDoS attacks. It integrates into the portal so you have a single pane of glass to view actions taken to protect your apps, including configuration, actions taken by our SOC experts, and attack analytics.

F5 Silverline Cloud-Based Security Services

Get additional up-front protection with Silverline Threat Intelligence.

With a frequently updated list of threat sources and high-risk IP addresses, add Silverline Threat Intelligence context and analysis to identify and block malicious communications from multiple sources.
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What does Silverline Threat Intelligence protect against?

See more threat sources and read about how Silverline Threat Intelligence can help.

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PHISHING PROXIES

Blocks IP addresses hosting phishing sites and other fraudulent activity, such as click fraud or gaming fraud.

ANONYMOUS PROXIES

Mitigates IP addresses that provide proxy and anonymization services and The Onion Router (TOR) anonymizer addresses.

SCANNERS

Provides reconnaissance that identifies probes, host scans, domain scans, and password brute force.

DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACKS

Detects and blocks IP addresses used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

BOTNETS

Denies botnet command and control channels, as well as infected zombie machines controlled by botmasters.

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