F5 Networks - Silverline WAF Express overview

Silverline Web Application Firewall is a cloud-based service built on BIGIP Application Security Manager (ASM) – to help organizations protect web applications and data, and enable compliance with industry standards, such as PCI DSS.

F5 Networks proposes 2 service options, provided by Silverline cloud-based application service platforms:

  • A fully managed service, set up, deployed, managed, and maintained by experts in our Security Operations Center (SOC) with 24x7x365 support. This service is named Silverline WAF Managed
  • An express service option, enabling rapid self-service deployment of expertly maintained policies across hybrid environments to protect apps, anywhere. This service is named Silverline WAF Express.

Both services allow you to remove the complexity of WAF management, increase the speed to deploy new policies, and decrease operational expenses.


This article covers the Silverline WAF Express option. In this video, I demonstrate how to deploy a WAF policy in front of a web application in less than 5 minutes.

I demonstrate:

  • How to push certificates and keys
  • How to create the service in Silverline
  • How to check logs, violations …
  • How to get reports on HTTP, SSL …




Published Dec 23, 2016
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