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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…for Attacks and Attackers

To safeguard your customers’ holiday shopping experience and to ensure your business-critical applications remain up and uncompromised, it is essential to secure your apps against common attack types that plague retail and e-commerce businesses during the holiday shopping period. Here are some strategies to help your organization weather the holiday cyberattack storm.

FinTechs grow in popularity amongst consumers and criminal organizations

As the digital economy grows so does the processing of payments through financial services institutions, and malicious actors are taking notice of the lucrative opportunities this presents. The digital payment ecosystem relies on the use of APIs to facilitate digital financial transactions and the number of API security incidents are growing yearly. Digital firms, especially those in financial services, need to increase focus on securing their APIs to protect their customers and business.

Staying Ahead of Cybercriminals by Aligning Security and Fraud

Staying ahead of the growing sophistication of criminal organizations and their attacks is difficult, especially with staffing and resources in short supply. It’s time to look inward and outward. Bringing together cybersecurity and fraud management into an integrated team and leveraging external expertise provides compelling benefits.

Say Hello to the New F5

What we call ourselves in this world matters. And when our lives and identities change, our names often do too. In the quarter century since F5 Networks was founded, we’ve gone through many evolutions, but our name has remained the same. It’s time for a change.

Ensure Salesforce Commerce Cloud Security with F5 Bot Defense

Ensure Salesforce Commerce Cloud security by defending and protecting from bot attacks and more with F5 Bot Defense, across any channel.

5 Key E-Commerce Holiday Shopping Cyberattacks to Secure, Defend, and Protect Against

Companies must be prepared to defeat modern cyberattacks and protect their e-commerce business to ensure a seamless and secure user journey to checkout. Accordingly, organizations should connect their security and fraud solutions and teams to provide real-time monitoring and intelligence that mitigate both human and automated fraud before it impacts the business—without disrupting the customer experience.

CX is a human-first approach to technology

Assuming customer experience correlates only to uptime is a faux pas. CX is impacted by perception, which stems from the overall interaction, not just whether or not the power is on. And CX is not relegated strictly to customer facing apps. Apps primarily accessed by non-human entities (machines, script, etc.) still have a human somewhere in the process. The result: CX is an increasingly important part of digital transformation and pertinent to the development lifecycle.

Encouraging Women of Color to Pursue STEM Careers

Each year, F5 awards STEM Education Grants to nonprofits in the U.S. and around the globe. We recently sat down with Ana White, Chief People Officer at F5, to discuss these grants, their impact, and the need to encourage more women and girls of color to pursue STEM careers.

Transit Gateway Flexibility in Multi-Cloud Networking

Services like AWS Transit Gateway have significantly simplified cloud networking. F5's Volterra further extends the concept of multi-tiered hub-and-spoke networking to the global level, effectively functioning as a multi-cloud transit gateway to connect public and private clouds.

Digital Transformation Danger Ahead: API Sprawl

Enterprises are naturally siloed with information shared on a need-to-know basis. As enterprises expand, so do the various business units, product teams, and operational teams. In essence, the business sprawls, limiting overall effectiveness and efficiency. Because teams and business units today rely significantly on APIs, a similar effect is nearly inevitable: API sprawl.