The keystone security functionality of BIG-IP comes from the F5 Advanced WAF (AWAF).
[Download: F5 AWAF software datasheet]
Web attacks are the leading cause of data breaches. Despite the best efforts of secure application- and patch-management processes, half of all applications remain vulnerable, 24×7.2 Web application firewalls (WAF) protect your applications from data breaches by fixing vulnerabilities and stopping attacks.
F5® Advanced Web Application Firewall™ provides malicious bot protection, application-layer encryption, API inspection, and behavior analytics to help defend against application attacks.