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The goal of our F5 DoD Virtual User Group Series is to create an online technical community that is specific to DoD and where F5 users can learn, collaborate, and share ideas. We have 10+ on-demand recordings available that will give you the tools and practical knowledge to help configure and fully maximize your F5 tech.

Register now for our upcoming session on NGINX Kubernetes Ingress Controller!

 

User Group 1: Access Policy Manager

April 9, 2020

Description: This session was focused on F5 Access Policy Manager with remote access, network tunneling, and CAC/PIV Authentication. 
 

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User Group 2: Enterprise Application Services Strategy

April 23, 2020

Description: In this User Group session, we focused the discussion on F5 SaaS where we took an in-depth look at current DoD application delivery models, discussed core application delivery services, and examined how an Enterprise Application Services Strategy can improve performance, reduce costs, and standardize security controls.
 

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F5 | DISA & Mission Partner LTM Essentials Training

 

Description: F5 Networks and Carahsoft hosted an online training where attendees learned the essentials of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) by introducing both commonly used and advanced LTM features. This course was intended to help attendees build a well-rounded skill set needed to understand and manage the BIG-IP LTM systems as part of a flexible and high performance application delivery network. 

 

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User Group 3: Enhanced Web Security & F5 BIG-IP ASM

May 7, 2020

Description: Our third User Group covered Enhanced Web Security and F5 BIG-IP ASM.

 

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User Group 4: Automation & Orchestration

May 21, 2020

Description: During this session, we discussed how the F5 Automation Toolchain makes it faster and easier to deploy and configure F5 application services via declarative interfaces and introduced attendees to training to help them expand their skills.

 

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User Group 5: Secure Cloud Architecture

June 4, 2020

Description: During this session, we discussed how F5 can help you meet DoD SCCA CAP and/or VDSS requirements along with efficiencies F5 provides when serving cloud resources in a multi-tenant, multi-cloud environment.

Click here to acess the DoD Reference Architectures Whitepaper

 

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F5 | WWT | DISA & Mission Partner Virtual Tech Session

June 10, 2020

Description: This Virtual Tech Session focused on three different DoD use cases – Privileged User Access (PUA), SSL Break & Inspect and Orchestration (SSLO), and F5’s Automation Orchestration Tool Chain.

 

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User Group 6: SSL Orchestrator

June 18, 2020

Description: This session focused on SSL Orchestrator where attendees gained insights into F5's ability to deliver high-performance decryption of inbound and outbound SSL/TLS traffic, and ultimately enable a security inspection that exposes malware threats and stops attacks.

 

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User Group 7: Advanced Web Application Firewall & App Protect

July 9, 2020

Description: During this User Group session, we focused on Advanced Web Application Firewall and App Protect and discussed the latest F5 Labs threat research which indicates web application attacks are the #1 source of data breaches. F5 announced Advanced WAF, a new category of app protection that introduces unique capabilities to the WAF market.

 

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User Group 8: Identity Aware Proxy

July 30, 2020

Description: The first subject of our DoD How To Series was Access 101/201: Zero Trust: Identity Aware Proxy and covered the following topics: Real-Time Posture Assessments, Per-Request Framework, Contextual Access, and HTTP Connector.

 

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User Group 9: BIG-IP LTM Essentials

August 20, 2020

Description: During this session, attendees learned the essentials of BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) by being introduced to both commonly used and advanced LTM features.

 

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User Group  10: WAF141

September 17, 2020

Description: The topic for this session was WAF141 – Getting Started with WAF, Bot Defense, and Threat Campaigns and demonstrated how we can quickly protect against the OWASP Top 10 by leveraging F5’s BIG-IP Advanced WAF module.

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User Group 11: Programmability 101

October 15, 2020

Description: The topic of this session was Programmability 101 - Introduction to BIG-IP Rest Structure and Concepts.

 

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User Group 12: NGINX

October 29, 2020

Description: During this technical training, attendees gained hands-on experience with a live AWS environment.

 

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User Group 13: Pwn Like a Hacker – Protect Like a Pro

December 17, 2020

Description: During this session, attendees gained hands-on experience with common hacker tools and saw how they’re used in attacks against applications today.

 

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User Group 14: SSLO/SWG FWD Proxy – SSLO Lab

January 1, 2021

Description: Attendees of this lab learned how SSL Orchestrator maximizes visibility infrastructure efficiencies, and security by:

-Effectively inspecting encrypted traffic

-Supporting multiple deployment modes

  • -Easily integrating with complex architectures for optimal flexibility
 

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User Group 15: Cooking with iRules – Security

February 18, 2021

Description: During this session, attendees saw a handful of ways to use iRules to defend and protect against malicious activity in their enterprise.

 

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User Group 16: BIG-IP Advanced Firewall DDoS and DNS DoS Protection

April 29, 2021

Description: During this session, attendees learned how to use BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager to detect and prevent DNS DoS attacks against a virtual server, as well as detecting and preventing system DDoS attacks.

 

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