F5 Blog

Why DNS Load Balancing is Still a Necessity

DNS (Domain Name System) may be a familiar term to most people, but DNS Load Balancing, also known as GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing), probably is not. In a nutshell, it is a more intelligent version of DNS, enabling the steering of traffic based on applications’ health and client source IP addresses.

Mitigating Architectural Risk

To secure legacy and modern apps across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, organizations constantly deploy and tune numerous security controls. Since applications are only as secure as the infrastructure they run on, security needs to be extended across the entire architectural stack, from apps and APIs to the underlying cloud-native infrastructure.

SRE Brings Modern Enterprise Architectures into Focus

The siloes experienced by business and IT can be bridged with the incorporation of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) into modern enterprise architectures, thereby supporting the transformation journey into an efficient and scalable digital business.

What Hybrid IT Means for App and API Security

The year 2022 will be remembered as the year the industry finally reconciled itself to the fact that IT is and will be for the foreseeable future, hybrid. The question is, what does that mean for security and, specifically, for app and API security.

You Can’t Build a Digital Experience

Experience is based on perspective, and since you can't build perspective, focus needs to be directed toward architecting a digital service that addresses the technical requirements of a positive digital experience: availability, security, and performance.

Six Technical Capabilities to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Today's enterprise architectures lack the necessary factors of agility, scale, security, and observability, which are key to driving technological change, but these six core capabilities will help businesses manage risk and challenges throughout their digital transformation.

F5 Simplifies Purchasing F5 Security, Container, Analytics, and Networking Services on AWS

Since F5’s participation as a launch partner in both the AWS Marketplace Consulting Partner Private Offers (CPPO) and standard Private Offer programs, we have continued to advance our cloud-enabled security solutions to become the trusted provider for protecting applications on AWS.

Act Now: New PCI DSS v4.0 Requirements Address Browser-Based Attacks

Attention online retailers and e-commerce vendors: When it comes to protecting client-side data and online payments against digital skimming and Magecart attacks, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Stop Online Fraud without Adding Friction

Why has online fraud become so severe? Changes in consumer behavior, such as a rise in online shopping along with greater adoption of digital payments, have provided more targets for fraud. Buy Now, Pay Later has also become increasingly popular, growing by 300% per year since 2018. Experian predicts this will be a major fraud target, as criminals use stolen or fictional identities to buy items without paying.

The Top 10, Top 10 Predictions for 2023

Tech prediction roundup for 2023, from cloud computing trends to cybersecurity threats.