WebSafe™ and MobileSafe™ secure financial and e-commerce apps and mobile apps against sophisticated fraudulent threats and retain the most important asset in business – customer confidence
SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 9, 2015 — F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced that it has expanded its security portfolio with the availability of F5® WebSafe™ and MobileSafe™ in Asia Pacific. Customers in Financial Services, e-retail and other sectors now have access to F5’s web fraud protection solutions, part of the company’s commitment to provide application security and application protection in today’s hybrid environments.
The presence of more avenues for attack means that cybercriminals have more options when it comes to stealing credentials and data. F5 Web Fraud Protection offers fast deployment by reducing time-to production to quickly set up an anti-fraud profile and enable quick configuration, while keeping the end user experience simple and seamless without involving customers in the process. Network or security specialists can tune the solution within hours instead of days, and carry out installation updates within minutes instead of hours, with zero downtime.
Protecting businesses and their customers from online fraud
WebSafe enables companies to protect their online customers from a broad range of web-based malware and online fraud that specifically target web application users. By applying a variety of identification techniques to recognize web fraud, attempted automated transfers and other malware patterns, the advanced capabilities of the solutions detect, alert and protect against generic and client-side targeted malware, phishing attacks and other fraudulent activities, greatly reducing identity theft, account takeovers and fraudulent transactions.
Protecting mobile device users from online fraud
MobileSafe enables financial organizations to neutralize local threats found on users’ mobile devices, without altering the user experience in any way. Deployed as a standalone or in combination with WebSafe for more comprehensive protection, MobileSafe eliminates mobile-based identity theft and thwarts attacks by preventing mobile phishing, Trojan, and pharming attacks in real time. It guards mobile application use in real-time, securing information and credentials while preventing identity theft and account takeovers.
F5 Web Fraud Protection solution is supported by F5’s Security Operation Centers , where global security experts work closely with law enforcement in several countries to monitor and investigate attacks throughout the world. Dashboards ensure real-time alerts and round the clock visibility.
“At F5, we are well aware that the security requirements of organisations are increasingly complex, and continues be to a key focus for many organisations. With the availability of WebSafe and MobileSafe in Asia Pacific, organisations have the visibility and control to ensure sensitive information are safely kept within the organization,” said Emmanuel Bonnaisse, senior vice president for Asia Pacific, F5 Networks.
F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organizations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to f5.com. You can also follow @f5networks on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.
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