Web App and API Protection Solutions

Apps, APIs, and infrastructure keep your business running. Attackers are disrupting your digital experiences—F5 can help.

Why Web App and API Protection Matters

Attackers follow the money. In a digital economy, this means targeting web apps, APIs, and underlying infrastructure to exploit vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, and abuse business logic. Criminals compromise customer accounts, leading to large-scale fraud that can devastate your business.

Software exploits are weaponized daily, and motivated cybercriminals can bypass security controls and inconsistent policies to capitalize on inherent vulnerabilities in critical digital endpoints. Security must protect strategic business outcomes and effectively balance risk—securing your app architecture while delivering business agility and an exceptional customer experience.

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How F5 Web App and API Protection Solutions Can Help

F5 security solutions protect apps, APIs, and infrastructure across architectures, clouds, and ecosystem integrations to reduce risk and operational complexity while accelerating digital innovation. This protection lets you improve time to market, maximize business potential, and maintain resilience to ensure consistent delivery of secure digital experiences at scale.

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Mitigate Application Vulnerabilities

Shield your apps from devastating vulnerability exploits


Protecting your apps against critical risks—such as the threats listed in the OWASP Top 10—requires comprehensive and adaptive security. F5 solutions provide a strategic stopgap against common vulnerabilities like injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) and mitigate emerging risks that target complex software supply chains, third-party integrations, and security misconfigurations across clouds. By operating within modern development paradigms and frameworks, F5 solutions help organizations shift left to secure both the design and implementation of applications.

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Mitigate Bots and Abuse

Deter attackers that use bots and malicious automation to commit ATO and fraud


Just as enterprises embrace automation to gain process efficiencies, attackers leverage bots and automation to scale their attacks, bypass security countermeasures, and compromise customer accounts. F5 solutions maintain resilience and automatically adapt to attacker retooling without relying on strict security controls that frustrate users—ensuring business success and customer satisfaction.

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Secure APIs and Third-Party Integrations

Safely embrace the new digital economy


APIs are the cornerstone of modern applications and allow organizations to quickly integrate new capabilities into their digital experiences. Attackers know it can be challenging to identify and protect these application interdependencies, given that there are upwards of 200 million APIs in use. In fact, more than nine out of 10 enterprises have experienced an API security incident.1 F5 solutions dynamically discover and automatically protect all digital touchpoints with robust and resilient API security.

Continuous API Sprawl: Challenges and Opportunities in an API-Driven Economy

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Protect Against DDoS Attacks

Keep your apps and business running


Organizations of all sizes run the risk of being hit with denial-of-service attacks. The common goal of these attacks is to disrupt performance and availability, but the attacks themselves vary. F5 solutions connect into any architecture to combat blended, multi-vector DoS and DDoS attacks in the deployment model that makes sense for your business.

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Protect App Infrastructure

Your applications are only as secure as the infrastructure on which they run.

Protecting app infrastructure requires comprehensive defense of all the architectural components your apps and APIs depend on. F5 provides visibility into and control of your entire digital fabric—from the network to the cloud workload—providing resilience in the face of denial-of-service attacks, rooting out encrypted malware and ransomware, and uncovering anomalous behavior in your cloud-native infrastructure so you can proactively prevent compromise. 

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Report

2022 State of Application Strategy Report

Identity-based security is on the rise as businesses seek to manage threats without slowing innovation. Find out how this supports a maturing approach to overall security risk management.

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