Take the complexity out of safeguarding your applications with F5’s Essential App Protect Service—feature-rich, checkbox-simple SaaS security for web apps deployed in any cloud.
The Essential App Service draws on the traffic management proficiencies of NGINX, F5’s cloud-native ADC solution for delivering consistent app security and performance at scale across cloud platforms.
Your customers are the foundation of your business. In the midst of uncertainty, help keep them secure with Essential App Protect—simple SaaS security for web apps in any cloud.
Essential App Protect shields your web-facing apps—as a service—without sacrificing speed and agility.
Within minutes of activation, your app will have out-of-the-box protection against common web exploits, malicious IPs, and coordinated attacks—no security expertise required. Tight integration with F5 Labs threat intelligence ensures that Essential App Protect utilizes real-time insights to defend your app from evolving threat vectors.
We’ve pre-configured this SaaS service using our 20+ years of networking and security expertise, so that it can be activated with a few UI clicks or API calls. There’s no hardware or software to manage, and deployment can be easily dropped into a DevOps toolchain to deliver basic security controls for any app.
Developers can protect their app or tune web application firewall (WAF) configuration features through the rich declarative API or an intuitive user interface. And with an actionable threat map, developers have the ability to view threat origination data, immediately respond to events, or send alerts to their security operations teams.
IT agility enables developers and operations to go faster and to unleash creativity—unhindered by the burdens of provisioning app infrastructure and resources. The trick is balancing the need for app delivery speed with business requirements to stay secure and compliant.
Learn how SaaS-based Essential App Protect can provide simple security for web apps within minutes.
Intelligent, probability-based rating controllers identify and block malicious requests without impacting legitimate traffic.
Recognize and eliminate targeted attacks by using real-time F5 Labs threat intelligence data.
IP reputation engine drives dynamic updates that proactively stops traffic from allowlisted IPs.
Get live visualization of the app threat-scape in an interactive map. Drill into each threat for details and mitigation options.
No hardware or software—plus automatic updates—allows you to reduce the resources required to manage security controls across your apps.
Leverage the simple, modern UI or automate everything with declarative APIs for DevOps toolchain integration.
Essential App Protect is built on a global data plane that enables co-location of app protection services near your cloud-based apps.
Two factors determine pricing for Essential App Protect Service:
The 15-day free trial gives you all the features and protections of a subscription—only sizes and quantities are limited, as shown below. When the trial period ends, standard service pricing applies. Unsubscribe from the service at any time to cancel.