F5-ASM/WAF Course Overview

F5 is a leader in mitigating cyberthreats and building a comprehensive digital security solution. Businesses are constantly moving more operations into a virtual space. With the growing reliance on the internet for data transmission, storage, and execution of critical activities, cybersecurity and system fortification is non-negotiable.

Professionals in possession of an F5 accreditation are known for their high quality skills and ability to fortify, and problem solve. In turn, this offers professionals better starting salaries, elevated job opportunities, and heightened responsibilities at organizations across the globe in comparison to their non-certified counterparts. Check out the dates below to enroll in this F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall course today.

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Live Online Training (Duration : 40 Hours)
Group Training 1700 Per Participant
06 - 10 Jun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
04 - 08 Jul 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
1-on-1 Training 3400 1950 + If you accept merging of other students.
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Course Prerequisites

In order to sit this F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall course, students must sit the F5 BIG-IP LTM Foundations course.

This F5-ASM/WAF course teaches professionals how to deploy, tune and operate BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) and Web Application Firewall to protect web applications from cyber based attacks.

The F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall course consists of lectures, hands-on labs, and discussions around the various F5 ASM components used to detect and mitigate threats from multiple attack vendors. These include Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS), SQL injection (SQLi), web scraping, Layer 7 Denial of Service, brute force, botnets, code injection, and other zero day attacks.

Key Features of F5-ASM/WAF Certification Training Course

  • 5-day Instructor-led F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall Certification Training
  • Get access to an F5-ASM/WAF course preview to begin your preparation
  • Expert F5 instructors across the globe
  • Accredited F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall course material prepared by SMEs
  • Training resources provided to learners from Koenig Solutions
  • F5-ASM/WAF Course Completion certificate provided after the Training
  • Participants have the option to take this F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall training in 4 different learning modes
  • F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall certification training provided across 100+ locations globally

Target Audience

Job roles that can find F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall certification training beneficial include:

  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Operators
  • Configuration Specialists
  • Maintenance Specialists
  • Application Security Managers
  • Deployment Specialists
  • SecOps Professionals
  • Software Developers
  • Aspiring IT Administrators
  • Professionals looking to understand everything about F5 ASM/WAF architecture
  • Individuals who are looking to sit for F5 ASM 303 certification exam

Learning Objectives of F5-ASM/WAF Training

This F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall (WAF) online course offers participants a proper understanding of deploying, tuning, and operating BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM) to protect their web applications from HTTP-based attacks. The F5-ASM/WAF course covers a wide range of topics;

  • Provisioning of the ASM
  • Resource provisioning for the ASM
  • Understanding web application concepts
  • Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 and other various vulnerabilities
  • Knowing security policy deployment
  • Traffic processing with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
  • Knowing security policy tuning
  • Deploying attack signatures and threat campaigns
  • Positive security building
  • Securing cooking and other headers
  • Reporting and logging
  • Advanced parameter handling
  • Using automatic policy builder
  • Integrating with web vulnerability scanners
  • Login enforcement for flow control
  • Brute force and credential stuffing mitigation
  • Session tracking for client reconnaissance
  • Using parent and child policies
  • Layer 7 DoS protection: transaction per second based DoS protection, Layer 7 behavioral DoS protection
  • Using DataSafe to Secure the client side of the Document Object Model
  • Configuring Advanced Bot Defense: web scraping and other microservice protection, working with bot signatures

F5 acquired the technology behind ASM in 2004. They transformed it into a BIG-IP product, and almost instantly, it became the leading WAF product on the market. In 2018, after almost 14 years of ASM development, F5 released the new Advanced WAF license to address the latest threats.

Benefits of taking up F5-ASM/WAF Certification Training

  • As a growing number of organizations increase their dependency on virtualization, businesses are taking cyber security and fortification more seriously.
  • Professionals with this certification are able to take a comprehensive set of skills and customize them to an organization's unique needs.
  • As a result, these certified professionals are able to secure positions within organizations across industries and geographies.
  • It is also important to acknowledge that BIG-IP ASM engineers' average salary sits at a comfortable USD 111,000. Adding to the certifications will only increase this figure.

F5-ASM/WAF Exam Format

Upon completion of this F5-ASM/ Advanced Web Application Firewall course, participants can sit the 303 BIG-IP ASM Specialist examination. This examination is based on the latest version of V12.1

Exam Name BIG-IP ASM Specialist Exam
Exam Code F5-303
Exam Cost USD 180
Exam Format Multiple Choice Questions
Total Questions 80 Questions
Exam Duration 90 Minutes per examination
Languages English
Passing Score 245 or higher


The F5-303 examination consists of four key sections;

  • Architecture/Design and Policy creation
  • Policy Maintenance and Optimization
  • Review Event Logs and Mitigate Attacks
  • Troubleshoot

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