F5 to offer enhanced control and visibility with latest security portfolio
The solutions aim to provide customers the protection and intelligence required to keep applications and user data secure
F5 Networks has revealed a portfolio of security solutions to provide new levels of visibility and control in the Middle East.
The move comes as growing concerns over privacy and security drive encrypted traffic growth, which is expected to represent 70% of all internet traffic this year according to the 2016 TLS Telemetry Report1.
Taj El Khayat, Gulf, Levant & North Africa director, F5 Networks, said: "Security challenges are becoming increasingly complex in the Middle East, prompting significant strategic business changes across all sectors," said Taj El Khayat, Gulf, Levant & North Africa Director, F5 Networks.
He added: "More than ever before, organisations are seeking strong insight into application traffic and user-behaviour to pre-empt threats and pave the way for innovation. At F5, we are helping customers rethink traditional security architectures to focus on the areas where they are most vulnerable: applications and users. Our new solutions and intelligence capabilities are central to this approach, boosting our already rich security ecosystem to deliver new levels of critical visibility, context and control."
The company's new offerings includes the Herculon product range, enabling security administrators to deploy solutions quickly without the hindrance of security obstacles and threats. This features the Herculon SSL Orchestrator which provides better insight for the visibility gaps created by the growing use of encryption for application data. Plus the Herculon DDoS Hybrid Defender gives customers a multi-layered defence against DDoS attacks. It integrates high-performance hardware with offsite cloud scrubbing via F5 Silverline.
The Silverline WAF Express offers customers can easily select which applications WAF services are applied to, while F5 manages security policies behind the scenes to protect apps from a wide range of threats including OWASP attacks, parameter tampering, and bots
The Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) has been designed to identify threats and deliver an immediate response to mitigate or neutralise potentially harmful activities and protect business operations. he services team augments F5's solution portfolio with added monitoring, analysis, post-incident reports, and recommended best practices to effectively respond to cybercrime attempts, and to help make sure that websites, applications, and users stay secure and connected.